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Severe weather causes fire in Sweeny Creek

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RAVALLI COUNTY -

According to the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office severe weather in the area caused lightening strikes and a small fire to start in the areas of Sweeny Creek,  Eight mile and St Marys Mountain.  Forest Service has been dispatched to combat the fire.

The Bitterroot Valley is under a severe weather warning with winds in the valley up to 60 miles per hour.  The storm is estimated to hit Stevensville by 4:40 p.m. this afternoon. 

The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office asks people to be cautious and stay safe.

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