Wyoming Wildfires

New Wildfire Causes Smoke on Laramie Horizon
Not a lot of information is being released at this time, however both Albany county Sheriff’s Dispatch and officials of Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest confirm that plumes of smoke seen southwest of Laramie on Monday, are from a new wildfire.
Squirrel Creek Fire Forces Evacuations
Windy and dry conditions pushed the Squirrel Creek Fire in multiple directions on Sunday, forcing evacuations and rapidly growing the blaze to over 7,000 acres in size. Fire activity on the Medicine Bow National Forest, Laramie Ranger District, calmed down on Monday morning, but could pick up later …
Winds Push Newcastle Fire Away From Town
Fire crews out of Washington and Oregon took over management of a fire burning north of Newcastle Monday morning. The Oil Creek fire was last assessed at 3100 acres on Sunday, but Fire Information Officer, Chuck Turley, says the fire grew significantly in the last 24 hours with prevailing winds push…
Wyoming Wildfires Grow Rapidly
The Squirrel Creek Fire near Laramie, which was discovered Saturday, has now grown to 7,000 acres. A “Code Red” immediate evacuation notice has been issued for all residents from Jelm Mountain on the south, north along Sheep Mountain and all the way to Highway 130
Three Wildfires Now Burning In Wyoming
Wednesday’s wildfire suppression activities on the Russell’s Camp Fire and Fontenelle Fires got a bit of bad news when a new fire to was reported along the Wyoming / Montana boarder - The Index Creek Fire.

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