By Andi Bourne

Fuel spill closes Highway 200


November 4, 2021

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Greenough Potomac Volunteer Fire Department and Missoula Rural Fire Department Hazmat Team responded to a fuel spill by Sunset Hill Road on Highway 200 Saturday afternoon, Oct. 30. The highway reopened around 10:30 p.m. with speed reduced to 35 miles per hour.

GREENOUGH – Highway 200 was closed for more than six hours Saturday, Oct. 30 due to a fuel spill that covered all three lanes just past Sunset Hill Road at the top of Greenough Hill. Greenough-Potomac Volunteer Fire Department (GPVFD) and Missoula Rural Fire Department's Hazmat Team ran traffic control. Once the road was sanded, Highway 200 was opened around 10:30 p.m. As of Monday evening, Nov. 1, Montana Department of Transportation is still reporting loose gravel with reduced speeds of 35 mile per hour between mile markers 24 – 25.

GPVFD Fire Chief Ryan Hall said they were paged out...

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