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COVID-19 Update

We all recognize it’s more a matter of WHEN than IF COVID-19 spreads to our community. Our fire department is working hard to ensure that our volunteers, employees and community are safe during these trying times. The department’s volunteers and staff are staying updated on the latest recommended safety practices to protect themselves and their families. Please, be aware that the fire stations have restricted … Continue reading COVID-19 Update

Update #2 on Hubbart Dam Fire

The wildfire burning 12 miles southwest of Marion is 121.5 acres. 50 personnel are on site working on containment. No structures are threatened. Despite winds, firefighters are cautiously optimistic, because there is a dozer line around perimeter of fire zone. Crews expect to work the fire a few more days. Cooler temps and higher humidity are forecasted for this weekend, which will help fire suppression … Continue reading Update #2 on Hubbart Dam Fire

Topographic map showing location of Hubbart Dam Fire south of Marion, Montana

Hubbart Dam Fire

The Hubbart Dam Fire, a ten acre fire south of Marion about 1 mile east of Hubbard Reservoir, began burning in grass, brush and timber yesterday (October 6, 2020). Marion Fire is assisting DNRC. You may have seen helicopters also assisting in fire suppression efforts yesterday and today. If you’re curious about nearby fires, check out DNRC’s Interactive Wildland Fire app. Continue reading Hubbart Dam Fire