Additional resources being ordered to fight ‘Brush Creek Fire’

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CASPER, Wyo. — The so-called “Brush Creek Fire” has burned 470 acres in Albany County, about 40 miles southwest of Douglas.

More than 120 personnel, including three fire crews, seven engines and a Type 3 helicopter are already assigned to the fire, which was discovered on Sunday, Sept. 15.

The Wyoming State Forestry Division said on Tuesday that more resources are being order to fight the fire.

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“The fire is located in rough terrain with scattered timber, grass, and brush,” the division adds. “Isolated and scattered thunderstorms are forecasted for this afternoon and winds may gust up to 50mph in the area of the fire.”

No area closures or evacuations have been ordered.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Inciweb has further details on the fire.