Fort Ellis Fire Service Area Closes All Open Burning

As of 6 PM, August 262011, the Fort Ellis Fires Service Area, encompassing the area East from the Bozeman City limits to the Park County line, has closed open burning due to extreme fire conditions. The open burning closure includes all fires requiring a Gallatin County Burn Permit and open flame campfires.

This closure does not include BBQ or other approved fire appliances.

This closure is in effect until further notice.

More information can be found on the Fort Ellis Fire Department’s web site


Fort Ellis Fire Service Area Annual Picnic August 11, 2011

Fort Ellis Fire/Rescue will host its annual picnic, Thursday, August 11th from 5:30-7:30 pm at the fire station, 3725 Bozeman Trail Road.  The event is open to the public and will feature hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers, side dishes and drinks.  Suggested donations are $5 per person and attendees are encouraged to bring a dessert to share.

Fun for all ages including fire truck rides, hose target shooting, touring the Bozeman Fire Department’s hazardous materials response equipment and much more.  Come rain or shine and support the Fort Ellis volunteers!