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It’s been confirmed by the Park County Fire District that the fire at Green Acres started at 6:30 p.m. on May 18th, 2022. Firefighters and investigators are still on the scene as of this morning. “We don’t have any determination of cause,” Jerry Parker of Park County Fire Protection says. The Forest Service and the…

A man has died in Riverton after his home was engulfed in a fire – which may have burned hotter and faster due to medical oxygen tanks. The Cowboy State Daily reports an unidentified man died in a Monday afternoon house fire in Riverton. The Riverton Fire Department quickly stopped the blaze before entering the…

The annual Cody Fire School has been canceled due to “scheduling conflicts,” the second time in five years Cody has gone without the important off-season event. Since 1974, Cody has held a consistently – high-caliber fire school during the first weekend in May. Tradition and the high quality of classes, instructors, and facilities of the…

The B.L.M. intends to burn hundreds of acres in the Bighorn Basin over the next two years to improve habitat and forest health for important flora and fauna. The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District tentatively plans to conduct three prescribed fire projects within the Cody and Worland field office areas this winter…

When it comes to devastating wind speeds, Clark continues to top the charts after another windstorm blew 118 mph winds thru the northwest Wyoming community. Fall 2021 has proven to be excessively windy, even by Wyoming standards. Already, numerous windstorms have been blowing Wyomingites around, leading to dangerous situations in communities and on state highways.…

Once again, the Park County community shows its incredible generosity by aiding two families who lost everything in Monday night’s fire outside Clark. One of the hallmarks of Park County is its extreme generosity – when the going gets tough, Park County residents get going. Now that compassion and selflessness is on full display. On…

Homes and buildings are burned down in Clark after 100 mph winds knocked down trees and powerlines, sparking a 300-acre wildfire around Line Creek. Park County Fire District #2 has been busy since Monday night, battling a wildfire near Clark. The unexpected and quick-burning fire was aided by extremely powerful winds, which continued to make…

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney is sponsoring a new bill – named in honor of Cody smokejumper Tim Hart – to increase the pay and benefits of all federal firefighters. U.S. Representative Liz Cheney is co-sponsoring new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. She joins a bipartisan effort with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Congresswoman…

Last week’s winter weather was enough to fully contain the Crater Ridge Fire, with only a few pockets of heat left within the thoroughly doused area. Bighorn National Forest shared its latest update on the Crater Ridge Fire on Friday, Oct. 15. Nearly three months to the day since the fire was first reported, it…

Both fires in northwest Wyoming – the Crater Ridge Fire and Sand Creek Fire – are slowly growing, both in size and containment, as the firefights continue. As September progresses, both of the major wildfires in northwest Wyoming are down but not out – literally. Day by day, both the Crater Ridge Fire and Sand…


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