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Community Invited to Rice Ridge Fire Recap

Feb. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Seeley Lake Elementary School


February 22, 2018

SEELEY LAKE - Just 10 years after the Jocko Fire threatened Seeley Lake, our community was impacted by two major wildfires: the Liberty Fire west of Placid Lake and the 160,000 acre Ridge Ridge Fire north and east of Seeley Lake. Over the course of the summer, wildland fire fighters fought both fires, staging out of two large fire camps in Seeley Lake. Our community had to adjust to evacuation warnings and orders, smoke levels causing unprecedented hazardous air quality, the presence of the National Guard and a significant hit to our economy. Hundreds of firefighters worked night and day fi...

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