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Wyoming Firefighters Help New Mexico
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A group of Wyoming firefighters is in New Mexico to help with fires there. Two large fires in Northern New Mexico have displaced families from their homes. The Wyoming team includes crews and equipment from Albany, Natrona and Washakie Counties along with a group from th…
Difficult Wildfire Season Expected in Wyoming Again in 2013
2012 was an extremely difficult wildfire year not only in central Wyoming, but statewide. Multiple wildfires raged throughout the state last year, including the 15,500-acre Sheep Herder Hill Fire that destroyed 37 homes atop Casper Mountain. Natrona County fire inspector Dave Baker says he doesn…
Senators Urge USDA Action To Curb Wildfire Risk
DENVER (AP) — Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota are encouraging federal officials to use the timber industry to help thin forests prone to wildfires, like ones that raged across their states this summer. In a letter Thursday to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the senators sa…

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