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.