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Glacier Park's Sperry Chalet burns down

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September 1, 2017View for printing

High winds pushed the Sprague fire into Glacier National Park's historic Sperry Chalet http://www.sperrychalet.com/ Thursday, burning it down, according to InciWeb.

"A highly skilled group of firefighters were staged at the Sperry Chalet over the last week. ... The firefighters, supported by three helicopters, made a valiant stand to save the structure but were unsuccessful in saving the main Sperry Chalet," the national wildfire information service posted shortly after 7 p.m.

JAYME FRASER and Missoulian staff jayme.fraser@lee.net

http://missoulian.com/news/state-and ... 168641.html

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So many great memories, new friends, happy meals, goats running rampant....

I only hope they rebuild it as it was and not all fancied up.
--Russ




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