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Stage One Fire Restrictions

With more moisture in the air and the ground, Stage One Fire Restrictions have been lifted on B.L.M. lands in the Bighorn Basin and throughout western Wyoming. At midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Bureau of Land Management – Wyoming lifted fire restrictions on all public lands administered by the Cody, Lander, and Worland field…

Much needed rain brings relief to Yellowstone National Park, which means the park is less dangerous and restrictive for the final weeks of the summer season. Recent weather has finally brought moisture to northwest Wyoming. Rain showers and thunderstorms saturated the ground at a critical time, particularly in Yellowstone National Park. During the week of…

Another day, another fire in Shoshone National Forest where quick action by fire personnel prevented another spark from growing into an inferno. On Thursday, July 29, Shoshone National Forest fire personnel responded to a report of smoke on the Wind River Ranger District near Dubois. The lightning-strike fire was located near the Wolf Creek Trailhead.…

An aggressive full suppression campaign continues to stop the Crater Ridge Fire, which has now consumed 600 acres in Bighorn National Forest. Over the past few weeks, the Crater Ridge Fire continues to burn thru Bighorn National Forest. Since first being reported on July 17, the fire has grown to 641 acres. It remains the…

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…

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…

The B.L.M. is enacting fire protections on its lands in several Wyoming counties to avoid potential human-caused wildfires during an increasingly dry summer. Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin June 30 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander,…

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…


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