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Highway 12 Closed – Homes Evacuated Due to Rapid Growth of Schoolhouse and West Fork 2 Fires [AUDIO]

UPDATE 4:15 p.m. Monday, August 19

Mandatory evacuations are in effect in the Bear Creek area as two fires, the School House and the West Fork 2, are combining to burn hundreds of acres and send smoke billowing up over Blue Mountain raining ash on homes in Lolo and into Missoula.

Missoula County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer paige Pavalone said at about 4 p.m. Monday, that deputies were contacting residents in the path of the fires to leave their homes immediately.

"We're asking people if they're asked by a deputy to evacuate, to leave their homes right away, recover their animals and leave as quickly as possible," Pavalone said.

The Missoula County Sheriff's Office Facebook page has a minute-by-minute update of areas that are under evacuation. Just moments ago, the notice was posted that Bear Creek, Elk Meadows, Lolo Creek Campground, Sleeman Creek and Thayer Road have been advised to evacuate, and that the Lolo Elementary School has been opened as a place for evacuees to gather.

There will be a special meeting for residents in the area at the Travelers' Rest State Park at 6 p.m. Monday.
Paige Pavalone

The smoke billowing above Missoula on Monday, August 19 comes mostly from the Schoolhouse Fire, currently burning about nine miles west of Lolo.

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Megaload Stopped by Protesters in Missoula, No Arrests or Citations Made

A megaload shipment that began its trip through Montana on Sunday night has now passed through the city of Missoula.

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Update: Passenger in Motorcycle Vs. Deer Accident Dies

The Montana Highway Patrol and Missoula County Sheriff's Department responded to a horrible vehicle vs. animal collision in Missoula on the night of Sunday, August 11.

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City of Missoula Broke Constitutional Limits When Charging Homeowner for Sidewalk Repairs, Lawyer Argues

An argument over who should pay for an expanded sidewalk and other damages has resulted in a lawsuit against the city of Missoula.

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Emergency Crews Discover Man Trapped in Vehicle for Over Two Days on West Nine Mile Road

Shortly after discovering a vehicle accident, U.S. Forest Service crewmembers called the Frenchtown Rural Fire Department at about 9:15 a.m. on Friday, August 2. At issue was a significant one-vehicle accident in which a man claimed to have been trapped in his car since Tuesday, July 23

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University of Montana Receives One Million Dollar Endowment to Aid Non-Traditional Students

The University of Montana has received a significant endowment dedicated to helping non-traditional students finish their first degree.

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Butte Cabin Fire Near Missoula Cut Back to Just Eight Acres

A tanker flying back to Missoula spotted a new fire in the hills just southeast of town late Monday evening, but quick work by fire crews have limited the damage.

The Butte Cabin Fire is still burning about 25 miles south east of Missoula and so far the cause of the blaze is still undetermined

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Oscar
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Missoula Police Seeking Info on Man Suspected of Raping Two Teenagers

The above photograph is of a man known to authorities only as "Oscar," who is wanted as a rape suspect in an incident that occurred on Thursday, July 23.

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After $2.3 Million, The Gold Creek Fire is Almost Fully Contained

The Gold Creek Fire north east of Missoula is at nearly 100 percent containment.

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Missing Persons Search For 16-Year-Old Boy Ends, Returned Safe

Update: July 26, 1:45 p.m. -
Graham Cornwell has been found safe and has returned to his father. Missoula police are no longer searching for him as a missing person.

Original Story - Missoula Police are attempting to track down a missing 16-year-old boy who disappeared from the Hilton Garden Inn on North Reserve in Missoula on the night of Thursday, July 25.

"The father

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