Sprague Fire Announcement

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Sprague Fire Announcement

Evacuation WARNING issued 9.13.2017 at noon

Incident: Sprague Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/13/2017

An evacuation WARNING has been issued by Glacier National Park and the Flathead County Sheriff's Department.

With the forecasted weather change tonight, and its potential effects on fire behavior, the Flathead County Sheriff, Glacier National Park officials, and the Thompson Fire Incident Management Team are issuing an evacuation WARNING for the following areas:

Apgar area within Glacier National Park, including Apgar campground and Apgar village
Portions of West Glacier including West Glacier village, Highline Blvd. neighborhood, Golf Course neighborhood, Wild River Dr. / Grouse Ridge Rd. neighborhood, and west toward Sloan Lane neighborhood.

Sheriff Deputies and Park Rangers began going door to door issuing notices to all residents today (Wednesday September 13, 2017) at noon.

Residents and visitors are advised to prepare for evacuation.

For questions regarding evacuation WARNING inside Glacier National Park please contact 406-387-9092. For areas outside of the Glacier National Park please contact 406-758-2111.

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Glacier National Park
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PO Box 128 West Glacier Montana 59936
West Glacier, MT 59936

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