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Rice Ridge Fire Wednesday Morning Update


August 31, 2017

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

The National Guard is staffing the check points on the closed roads. This is to keep the areas secure and make sure they know who is in and out of the area at all times.

Rice Ridge Fire Morning Update: Today will be the last day the Fire Information board at Rovero's is staffed. The Fire Information Board at Valley Market will continue to be staffed by Rice Ridge Fire information officers along with Missoula County Sheriff's department representatives.

A community meeting will be held tomorrow, Aug. 31st at 6pm, location to be determined.

The Rice Ridge Fire grew more than 2,000 acres yesterday. It is currently 32,222 acres and 18% contained. There are 658 fire personnel on the fire.

YESTERDAY: Fire activity across the perimeter moderated. Firefighters on...

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