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By Andi Bourne

Evacuation Warnings and Fire Restrictions Lifted


September 21, 2017

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Snow was visible in the mountains behind the Rice Ridge Fire Camp Friday, Sept. 15.

SEELEY LAKE - The cooler temperatures and moisture in the form of rain and snow were welcomed sights this past week. With the change in weather, fire managers and law enforcement lifted all evacuation warnings for for the Rice Ridge Fire around 6 p.m. Sept. 18. Effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, Stage I and Stage II fire restrictions were rescinded on federal, state and tribal lands. Private lands in Missoula and surrounding counties remain in restrictions until County Commissions issue proclamations rescinding restrictions.

The majority of Seeley Lake has been under an evacuation...

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