Alert: Fire Warning

Event: Fire Warning
Sender Name: MT Flathead County,Kalispell,MT
Issued: 2017-09-13T15:43:16-06:00
Expires: 2017-09-13T21:43:16-06:00
WEA Text: Flathead County Sheriff Evacuation WARNING West Glacier see
Description: This is an Evacuation WARNING from the Flathead County Sheriffs Department

With the forecasted weather change tonight and its potential effects on fire behavior the Flathead County Sheriff Glacier National Park officials and the Thompson Fire Incident Management Team are issuing an evacuation WARNING for the following areas

Apgar area within Glacier National Park including Apgar campground and Apgar village
Portions of West Glacier including West Glacier village Highline Blvd. neighborhood Golf Course neighborhood Wild River Dr. Grouse Ridge Rd. neighborhood and west toward Sloan Lane neighborhood.

Sheriff Deputies and Park Rangers began going door to door issuing notices to all residents today Wednesday September 13 2017 at noon.

Residents and visitors are advised to prepare for evacuation.

Information regarding individuals creating their own emergency communications plan should visit
Information on preparing to evacuate can be found at:

Please see for more details.

For questions regarding evacuation WARNING inside Glacier National Park please contact 406 387 9092. For areas outside of the Glacier National Park please contact 406 758 2111.

This is an Evacuation WARNING.

Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Fire,
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Area Description: MT Flathead County

Message Identifier: d4279142-d91c-4648-8655-c6ead10641e4
CAP MessageType: Alert