Arapaho Fire

Wyoming’s Largest Wildfire Destroys 30 Homes
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s largest wildfire has destroyed 30 homes and dozens of outbuildings. Albany County assessors told the Associated Press  that they’ve completed their survey of the damage caused by the 150-square-mile Arapahoe fire northwest of Wheatland. They …
Fire Watch Roundup
  The Arapaho fire northwest of Wheatland, as of late Wednesday had burned over 93,000 acres with 25 percent containment. Burnout operations on the SW corner of the fire were successful. Fire officials say shifting winds and record dry conditions continue to pose challenges for the firefighters…
Arapaho Fire Update – Monday July 2nd
  Fire growth continues on the Arapaho Fire now at 82,000 acres. A public information meeting on the fire burning northwest of Wheatland happens Monday evening, 6:30 pm at the 4-H Building at the Platte County Fairgrounds. Fire officials are calling the fire 5 percent contained with progress ma…
Arapaho Fire Explodes
  The Arapaho Fire burning  northwest of Wheatland is now at 75,000 acres.  According to Laura McConnell on the INCIweb hotline, there is zero percent containment. McConnell says twenty engines and eight crews are on that fire with a Type one Incident Management Team expected to take …
Arapaho Fire Grows To 5000 Acres, Evacuations Issued
  A third wild fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest near Laramie Peak grew quickly from 30 acres to about 5000 late Thursday. A Type 2 Incident Management Team has been assessing the extent of the Arapaho fire which is burning in steep terrain. Rita Baysinger, management team information of…