Tag Archives: Wyoming

Wildfire Near Wyoming Reservoir Grows

Firefighters are aided by several helicopters     CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire burning near Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming has grown to more than 14.5 square miles (37.5 square kilometers) since it began last weekend from lightning. The ...

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Colorado, Wyoming Firefighters Help Fight Canadian Wildfires

100 firefighters from five crews     DENVER (AP) — Firefighters from Colorado and Wyoming will help battle wildfires burning in Canada. One hundred firefighters from five crews — three from Colorado and two from Wyoming — left Denver on ...

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Wyoming Hotshots 2018 Season

A look back at the wildfire season     Birney Brayton – Wyoming Hotshots 2018 fire season was exclusively in Colorado and Wyoming. Music: Intro/Sweet Glory (Jimkata), Cochise (Audioslave)

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Rain Dampens Wyoming Wildfire

Number of working firefighters is reduced     PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The number of firefighters working to contain a wildfire in western Wyoming is being reduced as rain is helping to put a damper on the fire. The fire ...

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Western Wyoming Wildfire 75 Percent Contained

Wildfire destroyed more than 50 homes     PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Weather that is turning cooler and wetter is helping firefighters working to contain a wildfire in western Wyoming that has destroyed 55 homes. Rain was expected to fall ...

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Cause Determined in Wyoming Wildfire

Unattended warming fire destroyed over 50 homes     PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters in western Wyoming say a wildfire that has destroyed 55 homes and forced the evacuation of about 500 rural residents was caused by an abandoned warming ...

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Wyoming Wildfire Burns Over 50 Homes

Wildfire threatens additional structures     PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned 55 homes and blackened about 80 square miles (207 square kilometers) in western Wyoming. Sublette County sheriff’s officials said Thursday the blaze ...

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Firefighting Operations Close Major Wyoming Highway

About 300 homes evacuated     CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in Wyoming have temporarily closed a major highway southeast of Grand Teton National Park to fight a wildfire threatening hundreds of homes. Fire officials said Tuesday that a portion ...

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Wyoming Man Defies Wildfire Evacuation

Winney stays home armed with hose and sprinkler     By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man who saw an immense wildfire raging his way said he was prepared for the worst — and glad he ...

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