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Bass Creek Recreation Area, campgrounds closed

The Stevensville Ranger District has closed the Bass Creek Recreation Area for the protection and safety of the public due to the nearby Lolo Peak fire.  The recreation area is located on the west side of the Valley four miles south of Florence. The low elevation and easily accessible area is very popular with horseback…

Montana National Guard activates soldiers for Lolo Peak Fire

  On Friday, 155 soldiers of Bravo Company, 1-163rd Combined Arms Battalion and the 631st Chemical Company, were activated to support the Lolo Peak Fire.   The soldiers are scheduled to arrive at the fire on Saturday, and will staff 35 security checkpoints around the fire area to free law enforcement personnel for other duties….

Evacuation areas expand on Lolo Peak Fire near Florence

Mandatory evacuation has been extended to now include the area west of Florence Carlton Loop from Tie Chute Lane south to Holloway Lane. No one will be allowed into the evacuation area today. Resident permissions will be evaluated as fire operations continue through the weekend. Ravalli County Evacuation Zones are as follows: Evacuation orders remain…