UPDATE: The store is not currently open and there is no ETA for opening yet.

Shortly before noon yesterday a drink cooler caught fire at the Dollar General on CY Avenue in Casper.

Casper-EMS Department firefighters wrote in a statement that an employee at the store successfully put the fire out with a fire extinguisher.

Firefighters assisted with ventilating smoke from the store.

Casper Fire-EMS responded with two units and the on-duty Battalion Chief. An investigator with the Natrona County Interagency Fire Investigation Task Force is investigating the cause.

The store employee was evaluated by medical personnel on scene - and declined further treatment or transport. No other injuries were reported.

First Street Gateway Project and Boat Ramp Grand Opening

May 31, 2023: a new boat ramp is officially ready for use this summer thanks to the Platte River Restoration Project and several generous organizations and individuals.

Gallery Credit: Kolby Fedore, TSM

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