Casper Fire-EMS

Remember, Fireworks Are Banned In Natrona County
Casper Fire-EMS has a few tips for handling fireworks safely. Unless you live in Natrona County, in which case you shouldn’t handle them at all — unless you’re running a permitted commercial event — because they’re illegal. All of them. Everywhere. “What…
Casper Fire-EMS Field-tests New Ladder Truck
If you’re downtown on a quiet Sunday morning this spring and summer, don’t be alarmed if fire trucks block a street and a monster ladder truck drops stabilizing posts. In fact, you might be amazed as firefighters work the controls to raise the 100-foot ladder of the newest mechanical m…
Fire Destroys Garage, Enters House on 11th Street
Firefighters responded to a large blaze in the 1100 block of West 11th Street shortly after noon on Wednesday. “The initial reports were of a well-involved garage that was attached to a residence,” Casper Fire-EMS Capt. Patrick McJunkin said. “First arriving crews did find a hea…
Fire At YMCA Sends One Person To Hospital
A fire broke out in the men’s sauna of the Casper Family YMCA this afternoon. The first staff member who found it was taken to the Wyoming Medical Center for possible smoke inhalation, said John Kirlin, the Y’s school-age programs director. “He came running out yelling ‘f…
Casper Fire-EMS Conducts Controlled Burn In South Casper
Don’t be alarmed. The Casper Fire-EMS is conducting a controlled burn in south Casper this morning. The fire department is burning a slash pile south of 15th Street and near the Municipal Gold Course. A department spokeswoman said the controlled burn probably will be over by noon today.
Two Paradise Valley Families Displaced By House Fires
Two families in Paradise Valley had to seek temporary shelter after fires damaged their homes on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to a Casper Fire-EMS spokesman. “Fire crews responded to two separate house fires in Paradise Valley on consecutive days,” Craig Kidder said. The first occu…

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