Wildfire, fire management and air quality news for western Montana and the Northern Rockies.
Update: Evacuation Level Status For Sunrise Fire
8/12 9 p.m.
Trout Creek Road from Magone Ranch (near Pellet Mill) southwest through the fire area is in Stage 3 evacuation, meaning residents need to leave their homes, as of 7 a.m. Saturday. Quartz Creek, Cougar Gulch, and Verde Creek are also in Stage 3 evacuation.
Riverbed, Sunrise and Quartz Flat are currently in Stage 2 evacuation, meaning residents should get ready to leave.
The Red Cross is prepared to open a shelter at the Superior High School for evacuees.
A public meeting was held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Lozeau Lodge.
More information on the Sunrise fire can be found on InciWeb.