Natrona County Emergency Management

High Winds Hurl Storage Units Into River In Alcova
A massive gust of wind blew a group of storage units off their foundations in Alcova and dumped them in the North Platte River on Monday night. “There were about 11 of the 25 units, basically it was just the frame of the structure itself,” said Theresa Simpson of Natrona County Emergen…
Stay Safe Out There; Lt. Anderson Offers Tips For Winter Travel
Nothing is one of the most important things to do if your vehicle gets stuck in snow. A man and a woman caught in snow overnight 70 miles west of Casper earlier this week did the right thing by staying put, said Lt. Stewart Anderson, Natrona County emergency management coordinator. “He was fi…
Wildfire Danger Increasing in Natrona County
Despite damp conditions this past winter and spring, officials with Natrona County Emergency Management say the county-wide wildfire danger has been steadily increasing since the beginning of summer. Lt. Stew Anderson, the emergency manager for Natrona County, said low humidity and recent windy cond…
Crews Burning Slash Piles on Casper Mountain
The Casper Mountain Fire District is eliminating slash piles on Casper Mountain near Beartrap Meadow this weekend, officials with Natrona County Emergency Management say. Natrona County emergency manager Stew Anderson says crews opted to burn the piles of accumulated brush this weekend after recent …
Fuel Spill Closes Intersection Near Downtown Casper
UPDATE 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Lt. Stew Anderson with Natrona County Emergency Management says Yellowstone Highway has been reopened, but First Street remains closed. UPDATE 3:30 p.m. Tuesday: Lt. Stew Anderson says the East First Street and East Yellowstone Highway intersection will likely remain closed…

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