evacuations

Colorado Wildfire Forces Prison Evacuation
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire has forced the evacuation of more than 900 prisoners at a state prison southwest of Colorado Springs. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Adrienne Jacobson said Wednesday the prisoners from the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility were taken t…
Evacuees Being Allowed Back Home Near Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Residents evacuated by a 400-acre fire burning west of Pinedale are being allowed back home. Fire managers were letting residents return Thursday night. The Chall Creek Fire, which started Sunday, is 30 percent contained. The fire had threatened 13 homes but no buildings…
Residents And Property Owners Allowed Back On Casper Mountain
After a good weekend of fighting the Sheep Herder Hill fire, Emergency Management and fire management has lifted most evacuation orders surrounding the fire and is now allowing landowners and residents back on the mountain. According to Public Information Officer Andy Lyon, beginning at 9AM Septembe…
Upton Fire Destroys 1 Home, Forces Evacuations
UPTON, Wyo. (AP) — One house burned and dozens of others were evacuated as a wildfire burned through the town of Upton in northeastern Wyoming. State Forester Bill Crapser says no one was injured in the fire that started Tuesday afternoon southeast of Upton. He says the fire burned about 200 …