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Rice Ridge Fire Monday Morning Update


August 31, 2017

The Rice Ridge Fire doubled in size yesterday Sunday, Sept. 4.

Morning Update: The Rice Ridge Fire doubled in size yesterday to 101,425 acres. It is 7% contained and has 757 personnel on the fire. The cost to date is $29.6 million. There is a community meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at Mission Bible Fellowship.

YESTERDAY: During daylight hours crews worked to strengthen lines along western perimeter of the fire, including Sawyer and Murphy Creeks and south to Cottonwood Lakes Road (477). In the late afternoon, crews aided by helicopters, extinguished spot fires along the Cottonwoods Lake Road. Control lines along the western edge of the fire held through...

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