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Firefighting Continues at Sheepherder Hill Complex
Firefighting operations will continue at the Sheepherder Hill fire complex Thursday. Fire officials say the Sheepherder Hill fire is burning at about 15,500 acres and is 50 percent contained. The smaller Elkhorn fire, which is burning north of the Sheepherder Hill blaze, is 100 percent contained. Fi…
Wyo Firefighters Work To Secure Containment Lines
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are working to secure containment lines around a 6,000-acre wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Rain helped slow the growth of the Cow Camp fire on Thursday but extremely high winds could move in Saturday. Fire managers say crews have now b…
Colorado Wildfire Could Be Contained Today
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters are mopping up a wildfire that scorched about 12 square miles in northern Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire is 94 percent contained, with a few smoldering hot spots. Officials say it could be fully contained on Tuesday. The U.S. Attorneyy&#…