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Fire Restrictions Downgraded at Cooney State Park to Stage I -Effective Friday, August 22, 2014

(Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks ( is announcing today that fire restrictions at Cooney State Park located in Roberts, Montana will be downgraded from Stage II Fire Restrictions to Stage I Fire Restrictions, effective 12:01am Friday, August 22, 2014.

Montana State Parks implements restrictions in coordination with federal agencies, counties, and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC).

Under a Stage I Fire Restriction building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire is prohibited with an exemption allowing campfires in designated steel fire grates only. Propane and LPG camp stoves are allowed. Smoking is not allowed except in enclosed vehicles or developed sites clear of all flammable materials.

An update on will be issued when the restriction is lifted.

More on fire restriction definitions can be found here:

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