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Mandatory evacuations in Finley Point due to wildfire

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Posted at 7:42 AM, Aug 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-01 17:44:32-04

FINLEY POINT — Evacuations have been ordered near Polson due to a wildfire.

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Skidoo Lane and Finley Point as well as between mile marker 6 and mile marker 12 on Montana Highway 35.

Highway 35 remains closed between Polson and Yellow Bay, according to the Montana Department of Transportation.

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Winds pushed the Boulder fire across Highway 35 at mile marker 10 and toward Flathead Lake, the Finley Point/Yellow Bay Fire Department reports.

Additionally, anyone south of mile marker 6 on Highway 35 should be prepared for possible evacuations.