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Shoshone National Forest has dealt with several lightning-strikes fires this week alone, showing just how treacherous a single spark can be in Summer 2021. On Wednesday, July 21, firefighters responded to the report of a new fire in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area on the Clarks Fork Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.  The fire…

Shoshone National Forest wasted no time in dealing with its first wildfire of Summer 2021, as a lightning-strike fire is found and immediately suppressed. A new fire was reported west of Meeteetse on the afternoon of Monday, July 19. The fire was located approximately half a mile from the Timber Creek Ranger Station in the…

Wyoming residents can savor the first fruits of the Great American Outdoors Act, as Shoshone National Forest fully replaces a 15-year-old trail bridge. Shoshone National Forest has completed its first project with funds provided thru the Great American Outdoors Act. An existing bridge – which forest officials say has been “unserviceable” for over 15 years…

Several factors are contributing to the hazardous atmosphere surrounding Cody, which means residents need to be extra careful to stay safe and avoid wildfires. The National Weather Service (N.W.S) has two Hazardous Weather Outlooks in effect for Cody and northwest Wyoming on Friday, July 9. Normal summer conditions mix with abnormal phenomena in the current…

Fire is one seasonal visitor that isn’t welcome in Park County this summer, as the county and federal agencies take action to prevent human-caused wildfires. Throughout northwest Wyoming, the risk of intense wildfires grows every day as Park County continues to get hotter and drier. Now, more activities are restricted to ensure the safety of…

After an incredibly dry June and its first fire of the season, Yellowstone joins the rest of northwest Wyoming by implementing Stage One fire restrictions. On July 1st, Yellowstone officials announced Stage One Fire Restrictions were enacted throughout the entire park. Unfortunately, the restrictions were accompanied by raising the park’s fire danger level from High…

Following the lead of other national forests in Wyoming, Bighorn National Forest has implemented Stage One fire restrictions during an increasingly dry summer. The Bighorn National Forest Supervisor implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions starting at 12:01 am on Monday, June 28, 2021. Despite recent moisture this past weekend, a continued drying trend is anticipated, and…

Shoshone National Forest is taking necessary steps to mitigate the chance of dangerous human-caused wildfires, which affects how Wyomingites can use the forest. Effective at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, June 25, Stage One Fire Restrictions will be in effect throughout Shoshone National Forest. Forest officials say the decision is based on moisture measurements in vegetation…

The Robertson Draw Fire in Custer Gallatin National Forest is over 20,000 acres and 0% contained, and the smoke is making the skies of Cody hazy and hazardous. Efforts to fight the ongoing Robertson Draw Fire continue. In three days since it was first reported, the wildfire has consumed 20,000 acres, and the results of…

Custer Gallatin National Forest has released more information on the Robertson Draw Fire, which has consumed 200 acres and will likely grow larger this week. On Monday, June 14, Custer Gallatin National Forest released its first official report on the Robertson Draw Fire. An InciWeb page is also active for the incident. According to the…


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