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Rice Ridge Fire Sunday Morning Update


August 17, 2017

Mark Melvin

Mount Morrell Lookout lit up by the burnout operations around it. You can see a headlight just below the lookout and left of the flames.

Rice Ridge Fire Morning Update: Another community meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 21 at 6pm at the Seeley Lake Elementary School. Burnout operations last night were done around Mount Morrell Lookout to the corner of the dozer line. Thanks for the great photos, Mark Melvin...the lookout is still standing!

The Rice Ridge Fire grew about a 500 acres yesterday bringing it up to 15,357. It remains 10% contained. There are 505 Firefighters assigned to the fire: 7 crews, 31 engines, 4 helicopters, 2 dozers, 17 water tenders and overhead personnel.

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