Some Sawtooth Evacuees Can Go Home
Good news for some of those who left their homes Monday during the blow-up of the Sawtooth Fire west of Hamilton.
Incident Commander Tom Heintz and Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman have determined that part of the area around the fire is returning to Stage 1 Evacuation level at 7 p.m. this evening (Wednesday September 12).
This allows some residents to return to their homes, but they still need to be at the Level 1 stage, ready for possible evacuation at a moment's notice.
The areas that are returning to Level 1 at 7 p.m. are:
Remaining in Stage 2 Evacuation are:
The officers at the blockages will be able to help you, starting at 7 p.m. this evening.
Also, the Ravalli County Emergency Operations Center has information at 375-6650.