The Lolo Peak Fire has continued to burn to the south in the Bitterroot Valley causing more evacuations..

The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office has ordered evacuation of all residents west of Highway 93 from the north side of Bass Creek Road, north to the intersection of Hannaford Avenue and Florence-Carlton Loop, effective Sunday morning, September 3.

Evacuees are asked to check in at the Ravalli County Search and Rescue Command Van at the Super One parking lot.

Sheriff Steve Holton also issued new Evacuation Warnings Sunday morning from the south side of Bass Creek Road to the north side of South Kootenai Creek Road, including Redtail Hawk Lane.

For more information on the evacuations, call (406) 375-6650, the Emergency Operations Center for Ravalli County, or call (406) 272-5433. Fire Information booths are at Farmer's State Bank in Florence and at Super One Stevensville parking lot.

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