According to the latest updates from the Wyoming State Forestry, containment of the Sheep Herder Hill fire on Casper Mountain could happen as early as Saturday, September 15th.

The latest information on the fire still includes Natrona County, Casper Mountain. Evacuations in place.There are 150 people on mandatory evacuation with another 750 people on advisory alert. Residents are being taken to the Casper Armory, 5905 CY Avenue, Casper. Red Cross phone number 307-237-8436. There are reports that seven structures have been consumed by the fire, an additional 750 structures, three commercial properties and 100 outbuildings are threatened.

Casper Mountain, Garden Creek, Hat 6 and Circle Drive/Coal Mountain roads are closed.

As of 09/12/11 an estimated 15,887 acres have burned.

A public meeting will be held at the City Council Chambers, 200 North David, today, Wednesday, September 12 at 5pm and will be broadcast on the local cable channel and more information here as its made available.