Welcome to Big Sky Fire Department

Preserving Life & Property Since 1971

Wildland Fire Preparedness

How to reduce the threat of fire to yourself and your property

2020 Hazardous Fuels Chipping Days June 29th & 30th

Burn Permits

Big Sky Fire Department still responding to emergencies.

The Big Sky Fire Department wants to reassure the community that we are still operating at full capacity and responding to emergencies normally. However, we will be suspending any public outreach, inspections, and station visits for the time being in order to limit our staff’s public exposure. To read more please see the Press Release and to read on how you can stay as safe as possible during this time, please click here.

Dedicated to the Preservation of Life and Property in Big Sky, Montana

Since 1971, the Big Sky Fire Department (BSFD) has worked to preserve lives and property in Big Sky, Montana. We also serve the community through the promotion of fire safety through public education, inspections and construction and development review.

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Only Our Best Will Do

Formed in 1971 and established as a fire district in 1979, the Big Sky Fire Department serves over 80 square miles of south central Montana in the unincorporated mountain resort area of Big Sky.

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Fire Safety and Prevention

The Big Sky Fire Department takes an active role in fire safety education and prevention in our community. We perform annual fire safety inspections in all commercial occupancies and consult with property owners about fire safety in the home.

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Emergency Medical Services

Big Sky Fire Department can field up to three advanced life support ambulances during peak periods to respond to medical emergencies. Learn more about our extensive training and who we work with in Gallatin County.