Two Fires Burning in Lake County

By Beacon Staff

POLSON – Lake County sheriff’s officials say two wildfires are burning in western Montana.

Both are burning near Highway 28 north of mile marker 38. One fire is estimated at around 250 to 400 acres, while the other is about 25 acres.

Sheriff’s officials say there was no immediate need to evacuate Saturday night.

The fire was sparked late Friday by lightning.

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