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Define Stage II Fire Restrictions
Under Stage II fire restrictions the following acts are prohibited:
1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire.
2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
3. The following acts are prohibited from 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.:
a. Operating any internal combustion engine
b. Welding, or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame
c. Using an explosive.
(A patrol is required for two hours following completion of all activities as described in #3 above. )
4. Operating motorized vehicles off designated roads and trails.
Failure to comply with this order is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or
imprisonment in a county jail for not more than 6 months or both (76-13-112 Montana Code Annotated).