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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.    

Enjoy sweater weather safely

Your fireplace could put your family at risk if not properly maintained! 

  • Have a qualified professional inspect your fireplace
  • Use a certified chimney sweep to clean out your chimney
  • make sure when cleaning out ashes they are cooled and stored away from home
  • keep at least 3 feet around stove clear to prevent household items from catching fire
  • Teach your children not to play around fire place and ensure they understand the danger 
  • make sure your home has a carbon monoxide detector that is in working order. 

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