JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A timely rain helped knock down a wildfire that threatened an art museum and some rural homes in northwest Wyoming's Jackson Hole region. The fire Sunday burned about 80 acres of grass and sagebrush along U.S. 89 north of Jackson. The fire was ignited by a lightning storm Sunday afternoon near the National Museum of Wildlife Art, forcing the museum to evacuate and close.


JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A timely rain helped knock down a wildfire that threatened an art museum and some rural homes in northwest Wyoming's Jackson Hole region. The fire Sunday burned about 80 acres of grass and sagebrush along U.S. 89 north of Jackson. The fire was ignited by a lightning storm Sunday afternoon near the National Museum of Wildlife Art, forcing the museum to evacuate and close.