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Hebgen Basin Fire District

Providing emergency services within the Hebgen Basin

Fire and ems services within the Hebgen Basin & Town of West Yellowstone

The Hebgen Basin Fire District is located on the west side of Yellowstone National Park in Gallatin County, Montana.  It services the town of West Yellowstone, Montana as well as the Hebgen Lake Basin area. Over 1,000 residents call this area home and over four million people travel to visit our unique backyard every year.  The HBFD works cooperatively with Yellowstone National Park and local agencies.

HBFD is committed to serving the community through education, staff training, and state of the art equipment.  We strive for excellence in our services and are proud that all of our staff has a friendly, compassionate, and dedicated attitude toward the people and families they serve as well as toward the task at hand.    

COVID-19 Information Resources

COVID-19 Information Resources:

COVID-19 Call Center (406) 548-0123

Gallatin County COVID-19 Website:

Montana DPHHS COVID-19 Website:

CDC COVID-19 Website:




           ****Open Burning is currently CLOSED in Gallatin County****


Do no leave your fire burning without designated supervision, an unattended fire can get out of control quickly.  Check the weather on the day you are planning to burn to make sure there will not be storms or wind gusts. Ensure your fire is a safe distance from surrounding structures. 


Make sure you do not burn wet or illegal items. Example of illegal items are: tires ,oil, chemicals, Styrofoam and other plastics, asphalt shingles or any items containing asbestos.


Fires for recreational purposes (measures less than 48" in diameter) do not require a burn permit. Burn barrels also do not require a burn permit.



                    For more Gallatin County information and to purchase a burn permit please go to:                                                                    











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