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Firefighters respond quickly to get Polson blaze under control

By Scott Zoltan, KECI Reporter, szoltan@keci.com
Published On: Jul 31 2013 10:53:03 PM MDT

Billie McCrea

MISSOULA, Mont. -

Lake County authorities have confirmed for NBC Montana that a wildfire broke out in the Hillcrest Road area of Polson Wednesday evening.

Authorities say the blaze started around 7:30 p.m., and crews quickly gained control of the blaze.

Witnesses say the fire occurred in an area populated with high end homes, and the response was substantial.

The size of the fire and cause are not known at this time.