Lessons Learned in Fire Response and Considerations in COVID-19

Firefighters have responded to wildfire incidents and learned some valuable lessons on COVID-19 mitigation. Read more.

189 Fire AAR

Lolo National Forest, Henry Creek Fire AAR

Hawley & Cap Fire Lessons Learned

How to Handle Positive Test for COVID-19

Tips for Fire Safety and Home Mitigation During COVID 19

National Fire Protection Association has created Prep Day to raise awareness of wildfire risk, to share information and knowledge, and to help residents make changes to improve the survival of their homes and neighborhoods before a wildfire threatens. The COVID-19 health crisis may prevent you from carrying out your preparedness plans and group events. Click the following links to learn how you can still practice fire mitigation while practicing safe distancing.

Wildfire Risk  This new website is hosted by the US Forest Service and a great resource for public education and information!

Preparedness Day alternatives Can't get together with your neighbors for Wildfire Preparedness Day, try these steps!

Strategies for Resilience   More opportunities for home mitigation while staying involved in fire safety and keeping a safe distance!

Burning Tips Recommendations from your local fire district for open burning. 

The Teton Area Wildfire Protection Coalition and Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition are always recruiting neighborhood ambassadors. As a Neighborhood Ambassador you help to mobilize your community to engage in wildfire safety and wildfire preparedness activities.  You and your neighbors will be connected with trusted wildfire education, partners, assistance with mitigation projects, and more. As a Neighborhood Ambassador, you will be your neighborhood point of contact for local firefighting entities, and more. Please consider and call 307-739-5424 for questions and more information.

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TIDC Preparedness

TIF Dispatch Area Preparedness and Staffing

Current Indices – 05/29/2020




Staffing Class

Prep Level


Forecast ERC Forecast BI
Teton 20 18.9 2 1
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18 21
Wind 19 19.8


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19 20
Wyoming 13 19.7


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13 19

ERC = Energy Release Component, BI = Burning Index, SC = Staffing Class, Prep Level/PL = Preparedness Level, FDR = Fire Danger Rating,

Fuels/Fire Danger page


Wildland and Prescribed Fire Map