Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2880 Skyway Drive Helena Montana 59602
Helena, MT 59602
12a.m. Update to Alice Creek Fire, Rogers Pass area:
Highway 200 is now open to all traffic. We encourage drivers to slow down traveling the Rogers Pass area, as the rural fire departments still have apparatus on the roadway. Also, the forest fire crews battling the blazes are moving through this area, so please use caution for the slower moving vehicles. The Montana Highway Patrol and sheriff's deputies are patrolling this road to maintain the safety of all.
The mandatory evacuations remain in effect and private driveways are blocked.
Saturday, we are expecting a weather system to move through this area, to include lighting. Please be cognizant of our fire fighters on the road. This area has significant amount of smoke reducing visibility. To all, thank you for your understanding and we are doing our best to respond to what mother nature gives us.