Wildfire

Obama To View Colorado Fire Damage
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama surveys damage from raging wildfires and thanks first responders in Colorado on Friday, he also will be seeking to convince voters in one of the nation’s most tightly contested political swing states that he is a compassionate leader who can …
Arrests Made In Guernsey State Park Fire
  Authorities have arrested two people they believe are responsible for starting a fire at Guernsey State Park earlier this month that resulted in the evacuation of several hundred park visitors, and consumed nearly 2,700 acres. Thirty-six-year-old Thomas Pierson and 36-year-old Stephanie Schul…
Russell’s Camp Fire Line Hold Despite Wind
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some good news on the firefighting front in Wyoming. The fire lines held on the Russell’s Camp fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest on Tuesday despite wind gusts of up to 50 mph. Officials say the fire remains 45 percent contained but more strong winds are exp…
Nearly 300 Firefighters At Medicine Bow Wildfire
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Nearly 300 firefighters are battling a wildfire burning in remote and mountainous area of the Medicine Bow National Forest. The crews at the Russell’s Camp fire Wednesday include those who are trained in fighting fires in rugged terrain and capable of sustaining t…

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