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Broadwater County open burn season is March 1st- November 30th 


To obtain a burn permit in Broadwater County, you will need to purchase a burn permit online at the link below or in person by visiting the Townsend Fire Station at 130 S Cedar St in Townsend (Please call first at 266-5535).

You are required to activate your burn permit each time you burn. You can activate your permit online or by calling the Automated Phone Activation System at 855-808-BURN(2876). 

**Winter burn restrictions go in effect December 1st thru February 28th. If you are wanting to burn in this time frame, your required to obtain and activate a Montana DEQ permit(406-444-3490) in addition to buying and activating your Broadwater County burn permit prior to ignition. The permit takes some time to process so please plan ahead**


Broadwater County Sheriffs Office does not and cannot issue or activate burn permits. 





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