Wildfire Season is near, are you prepared?



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Dirk Johnson answered a question about if lawnmowers start fires.
Dirk discussed the number one cause for wildfires in Montana.
Dirk provided information about how to prepare for an evacuation.


AARP Montana hosted this Access Live event for members to provide information on fire preparedness as fire season in the state approaches. This event featured Dirk Johnson, Montana State Fire Marshal and Troy Shockley, News Director at Montana Radio. The hosts discussed what the upcoming fire season will be like, what the mission of the Fire Marshal’s office is, and how the state is much better off in water supply than they were a few months ago. They also discussed what the number one cause is for wildfires in Montana and how to prepare for an evacuation.