CASPER, Wyo — Natrona County Emergency Management, Natrona County Fire District (NCFD) and Casper-Fire EMS officials confirmed that crews were responding to a wildland fire on Muddy Mountain around 3:00 pm on July 6. NCFD Chief Brian Oliver said engines and air resources were en route to the scene of the fire at 3:15 pm, with a type-1 hotshot crew on standby.
“They currently are using a medium sized helicopter to do water drops on it at this time,” Natrona County Emergency Management said at 5:00 pm.
The fire was initially reported to be 1/4-acre in area. Its size is unknown at this time.
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