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By Andi Bourne

Transition Week - Please Stay Vigilant


August 17, 2017

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Steve Goldman, Incident Commander for the Eastern Area Type 2 Incident Management Team addresses the community for the final time Monday night. His team is transitioning with the John Thompson's Type 2 Team from the Northern Rockies at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.

SEELEY LAKE – The community gathered at Seeley Lake Elementary for the seventh community meeting discussing the Rice Ridge Fire. The fire is now nearly 16,000 acres.

This week is a transition week as the Eastern Area Incident Management Team transitions command Tuesday at 6 p.m. to John Thompson's Northern Rockies Type 2 Team. Seeley Lake Elementary will no longer host the Team, they will be located south of town at the main firefighter camp.

Field Operations Chief Rich Schenk said the mission to close the backdoor down Mount Morrell and tie into the dozer line down to Cottonwood Lakes R...

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