Seeley Swan Pathfinder -


Rice Ridge Fire Friday Morning Update


August 3, 2017

Christopher Norton

As seen from Double Arrow.

The fire is currently at 6,946 acres, up 112 acres from yesterday, and 0% contained. There are currently 9 crews, 2 helicopters, 18 engines, 4 water tenders, 3 dozers and 326 personnel assigned to the fire as well as 6-8 aircraft working the fire during the day. The values at risk include: the community of Seeley Lake and properties along the Highway 83 corridor. Over 600 residences are threatened. No structures have been lost on the incident.

CURRENT STATUS: Management of the Rice Ridge Fire is under the command of Steve Goldman's Eastern Area Incident Management Team (IMT). The fire, cur...

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