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Rice Ridge Fire Friday Morning Update


August 24, 2017

Kari Greer, US Forest Service

Observed fire behavior on Mount Morrell.

Rice Ridge Fire Morning Update: The next community meeting will be Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. at Seeley Lake Elementary School.

The Rice Ridge fire is up 200 acres to 17,991 acres and 16% contained. There are 464 personnel assigned to the fire.

The Missoula County Sheriff issued the following on 8/24/2017:

An Evacuation ORDER for the area along Forest Service Rd 17507 which runs north into North Cottonwood Canyon was issued due to an immediate fire threat near the Rice Ridge Fire; two cabins have been affected.

An Evacuation WARNING has been issued for residents in the Kozy Korner Meadows area. E...

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