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Wildfire Update: Hwy 43 from Wisdom now reopened, speeds reduced

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Jul 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 13:47:17-04

Yesterday evening there was an Emergency Evacuation on the west side of the Scenic Byway from the Airport to Harriet Lou MM39. Approximately 38 homes were evacuated.

Also, the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) at this time has reopened Hwy 43 from Wisdom to MM0. Please note that SPEEDS ARE REDUCED and additional closures may be necessary. Drivers should expect delays.

These actions are due to the Alder Creek Fire and Trail Creek Fires.

Alder Creek residents evacuated due to wildfire concerns
Wildland fire state of emergency declared for Montana