Missoula Rural Fire responded to a 9-1-1 call of a structure fire at the Days Inn in Lolo at about 11:10 Thursday morning where smoke and flames were visible coming from the north side of the building and the roof. Firefighters were just wrapping up their work knocking down the fire at about 1:30 Thursday afternoon.

Florence Fire Department, the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department and Missoula Emergency Services were all assisting at the scene. Rural Fire investigators are looking at how the fire might have started.

Missoula Rural Fire Assistant Chief Chris Newman