The Schoolhouse Fire experienced rapid fire growth early this morning. Daylight revealed the fire did grow rather significantly and is now estimated at 250 acres. The type 2 incident management team that has been managing the Nimrod fire will take over in the coming days. Additional resources have been ordered.
Structures are not immediately threatened by the fires. As a precaution, engines from Missoula Rural will be patrolling the area and talking to residents.
Smoke from these fires will be visible today.
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 18th, 2013 approx. 01:45 AM|
|Location||North of Highway 12 near Lolo|
Rapid fire growth