Lumber company restricts some activities on its lands due to fire danger

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Citing increasing risk of wildfire, F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber Company on Aug. 7 imposed restrictions on public access to lands it owns in Flathead, Lake and Lincoln Counties that are in addition to Stage II Fire Restrictions (fwp.mt.gov/news/drought/definitions.html#stageII) already in place.

The additional restrictions include no use of motorized vehicles on or off road (unless on an open public road); no use of any internal combustion engines on any lands; no camping; no fires of any kind; no smoking; and no fireworks

These restrictions will remain in place until further notice, a news release states.

People are asked to not park in tall grass and to report fires and violations of these restrictions to the appropriate authorities.

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