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Rice Ridge Fire Tuesday Morning Update


August 31, 2017

Morning Fire Update for the Rice Ridge Fire: Greg Poncin's Northern Rockies Type 1 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire at 6 am this morning. There is a community meeting tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Ovando Elementary School Gym at 6 pm.

The Rice Ridge Fire grew 7,000 acres yesterday and is now more than 108,000 acres.

YESTERDAY: Yesterday the Rice Ridge fire and the Reef fire grew together towards the north within the Bob Marshall Wilderness adding the majority of increased fire acreage. However, additional fire growth also occurred to the south from the Monture Cabin...

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