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Rice Ridge Fire Wednesday Morning Update


August 17, 2017

Rice Ridge Fire Morning Update: A community meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 17 at 6pm at the Seeley Lake Elementary School.

The Rice Ridge Fire grew around 300 acres and is now 12,091 acres. It remains at 10% containment with 589 Firefighters assigned to the fire: 11 crews, 35 engines, 7 helicopters, 2 dozers, 20 water tenders and overhead personnel.

YESTERDAY: The most active portion of the fire continued to burn in the Swamp Creek and Morrell Mountain areas. Indirect line construction and fuel breaks were completed along the entire western perimeter of the fire. Indirect control lin...

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