Wyoming Authorities Investigate Cause of Snake Fire, Broadway Fire Grows by 500 Acres
The Snake Fire started about five miles southeast of Battle Creek Campground in the Roaring Fork of the Little Snake River drainage.
Hot, Dry Weather Spurs Wildfire Growth in Southern Wyoming
The Snake Fire was first reported Saturday evening. First reported at 200 acres Sunday afternoon, it rapidly grew to 2,000 acres just a few hours later.
Snake Fire Now Estimated at 2,000 Acres, Threatening Buildings in Southeastern Wyoming
Extreme fire growth Sunday resulting from single-digit humidity and wind gusts of 40 mph or more saw flames spread to the east and northeast of the fire's origin, with the blaze now nearing Huston Park Wilderness.
New Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Southeastern Wyoming
The public is being kept out of the area, pending an official closure order.
Critical Fire Weather Expected Across Much of Wyoming
The National Weather Service encourages folks to keep up with forecasts and look for possible red flag warnings.
Broadway Fire in Southern Wyoming More Than Doubles in Size
The rapid growth forced firefighters and equipment working on the west side of the fire to pull back as a precaution.
Yellowstone South Entrance Opens; Agencies Urge Caution While Driving
Besides the Berry Fire, five other fires are active in Yellowstone National Park.
BLM, County Agencies Fight Wildfire Southwest Of Wheatland
Lightning caused the fire, which is burning in grass and timber.
Broadway Fire in Wyoming Doubles in Size Due to Critical Fire Weather
According to a Monday morning news release from fire managers, firefighters including a hot shot crew were at the fire scouting and preparing to create a landing area for helicopters.