Rice Ridge Fire Monday Morning Update


August 10, 2017

Chelsea Cahoon

Photo taken Aug. 1 looking north towards Seeley Lake.

Rice Ridge Morning Update: A community meeting will be held tonight, Aug. 14 at 6pm at the Seeley Lake Elementary School. Photos taken Aug. 1 by Chelsea Cahoon.

The Rice Ridge Fire showed no increase in acreage due to No IR Flight. Containment is still 10%. There are 548 firefighters assigned to the fire: 10 crews, 31 engines, 6 helicopters, 2 dozers, 15 water tenders and overhead personnel.

YESTERDAY: Fire growth was limited across the fire with the exception of the Swamp Creek drainage, where the perimeter moved across the drainage and up the ridge to the southeast. Favorable winds and...

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