With several Montana counties under official fire restrictions, recreationists need to be prepared to prevent wildfires statewide.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds everyone who plans to be outdoors to be cautious of fire danger on public and private lands.
"If you're planning to hike, camp, or fish use caution for the remainder of the summer," said Ron Aasheim, FWP's spokesman in Helena. "Above all be careful with fire."
Aasheim noted that summertime recreationists need to be prepared to prevent wildfires. FWP suggests that everyone: