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Rice Ridge Fire

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Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Montana
Missoula, MT 59804

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2017-10-11 Rice Ridge Fire Update Suppression Repair Work

Rice Ridge Fire Wildfire
News – 10/11/2017

Update For Rice Ridge Fire Suppression Repair, October 11, 2017
Fire personnel completed road grading on Forest Road #720. Yesterday, crews began grading Forest Road #477 (Cottonwood Lakes Road) with one grader starting from the west and a second one starting from east. Grading operations will continue as long as the weather permits. An excavator is repairing ditches, culverts and removing slash. Another excavator is repairing fire line in the Swamp Creek area.