Wildfire

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…
Southern California Wildfire/AP NewsMinute
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Populated areas about 50 miles north of downtown Los Angeles remain in danger from a 35-square-mile wildfire that keeps growing. More than 2,800 people and 700 homes are under evacuation orders that are expected to last until late today or tomorrow. Officials say the …
Sites Set Up For ‘Sheep Herder Hill’ Fire Debris Disposal
Natrona County Emergency Management is setting up dumpsters to help property owners that suffered losses in the Sheep Herder Hill Fire on Casper Mountain. Dumpsters have been set up for debris from homes and cabins at South Circle Drive at Star Wallow and East End Road by the vertical water tower, a…
Wildfire West Of Pinedale Is 20 Percent Contained
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress against a 400-acre wildfire threating 13 homes in western Wyoming. The  Chall Creek Fire was 20 percent contained Wednesday. It ignited Sunday 30 miles west of Pinedale and has prompted some evacuation orders. No buildings have been …
Firefighters Battle New Blaze West Of Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — A new fire is threatening homes in western Wyoming. The Chall Creek Fire started Sunday afternoon west of Merna, about 30 miles west of Pinedale, and has spread to 140 acres. Two crews and a helicopter that had been working at the Horsethief Canyon Fire south of Jackson …
Wildfire Evacuation Warning Lifted For Jackson
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Jackson residents who’ve been packed and ready to flee from a wildfire this week are breathing a little easier. Authorities lifted an evacuation advisory for the east side of town late Thursday now that firefighters have secured containment lines around the portion…

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