Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Andi Bourne

Be Prepared and Take Care of Yourself


August 10, 2017

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

The Type 2 Team Operations Chief Keith Murphy explaining the suppression strategy.

SEELEY LAKE – Hundreds of people showed up for the fourth Rice Ridge Fire community meeting at the Seeley Lake Elementary school Thursday, Aug. 10.

The country is now in Stage 5, the highest level of preparedness for wildfire and all resources are on maximum alert. The Rice Ridge Fire is still the number one priority fire in the nation.

Fire operations are focused on establishing control lines on the north, west and south edges of the fire. The team is not putting resources on the east flank. The fire will be allowed to burn into the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

On the north line, heavy equ...

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