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Wyoming Wildfire 85 Percent Contained

Evacuation orders lifted for several communities     LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned about 31 square miles (80.3 square kilometers) in southern Wyoming is now 85 percent contained thanks to rainy weather over the past couple ...

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Wyoming 2017 Wildfire Season Saw Many Relatively Small Fires

Wyoming recorded about 760 wildfires in 2017   By BOB MOEN, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming recorded an above-average number of wildfires in 2017 but the state escaped the large conflagrations that plagued other western states, according to ...

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Air Guard Tankers Activated for Western Wildfires

C-130’s from three states move to California   CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Air National Guard C-130s from Wyoming, Nevada and Colorado that are equipped to battle wildfires have been activated to fight wildfires in the western U.S. The three large ...

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Favorable Wildfire Forecast for Wyoming

State may see slightly below average activity   CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Most of Wyoming, including the heavily forested northwest part of the state, is predicted to have a slightly below average to average large wildfire season this year, state ...

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