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.