Burn pile starts grass fire near Cole Creek Road (PHOTOS)

(Photo courtesy of Natrona County Fire District)

CASPER, Wyo. — A 1.7 acre fire near Cole Creek Road and West of Geary Dome Road has been contained.

The fire is thought to have started when wind blew embers from a small burn pile into nearby grass, causing a small grass fire.

That is according to Natrona County Fire District Interim Fire Chief Brian Oliver.

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Oliver was on scene on Wednesday, Aug. 21. He says that NC Fire had one tuck respond to the blaze.

He added that the Bureau of Land Management sent a Type-6 Engine and Evansville Fire Department sent a brush truck and a command truck.

(Photo courtesy of Natrona County Fire District)
(Courtesy of Natrona County Fire District)