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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:36:39 -05:00
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Pole Creek Fire (Wildfire)
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:16:34 -05:00
The Pole Creek Fire was discovered August 4, burning on the Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. This fire is located 25-miles northwest of Kemmerer, WY in the Hams Fork drainage. An Emergency Road Closure is in effect at this time to provide for public and firefighter safety.This site will no longer be updated daily, only as conditions change.
June Fire (Wildfire)
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:44:04 -05:00
The June Fire was detected on July 18, 2017 around 6:00 pm in the June Creek drainage approximately 1.5 miles south of Highway 14/16/20, also known as the North Fork Highway. At the time of detection the fire was approximately 3-5 acres in size but quickly grew to 1500 acres by July 19, 2017 and was burning in beetle killed timber, dead and downed timber, and through the grassy understory. Extreme fire behavior was observed with crowning, long-range spotting, and group torching. The June Fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain. June Creek drainage is situated between the Blackwater Trail to the west and Elk Fork drainage to the east. The Southwest corner of the June Fire has burned into the 1937 Blackwater Fire burn area.The June Fire burned 1,618 acres and is under the command of the local unit. The fire is being monitored by remote camera.
Keystone Fire (Wildfire)
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:27:47 -05:00
The Keystone Fire was detected on July 3, 1.5 miles southwest of Rob Roy Reservoir or 7 miles west of Albany, Wyo. in the Medicine Bow National Forest, Snowy Range/Laramie Ranger District. It quickly grew in dense beetle infested timber threatening multiple communities, campers and campgrounds. Albany County Sheriff requested evacuations for the communities of Keystone, Rambler, Lake Creek and Moores Gulch, and all dispersed campers near Rob Roy, Cinnabar Park, and Bobbie Thomson. The USFS Rob Roy Campground was also evacuated. On July 4, as complexity of the fire grew, Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Type II Blue Team, Jay Esperance Incident Commander assumed command of the fire until end of shift on July 18. At that time, a Type III Incident Management Team, John Markalunas Incident Commander, assumed command of the fire. Management of the fire went back to the local USFS unit on July 31 as a Type IV incident, and then down-graded to Type V on Aug. 4. 100% containment was...