Wildfire near Glacier Rim; North Fork Road closed

The 30-acre “Glacier Rim” wildfire brewed up Saturday afternoon in a gravel pit near the Glacier Rim area. Multiple agencies have responded. So far, the fire is confined to the west side of the North Fork, with minor spotting on the Glacier Park side of the river. The North Fork Road is closed. At least one home has been evacuated and warnings issued to three more.

Here’s the news coverage so far . . .

Firefighters Battle Wildfire Along the North Fork (Flathead Beacon – several photos)

Crews battle wildfire near Glacier National Park (Missoulian)

Firefighters attack North Fork fire (Daily Inter Lake – warning: paywall)