Stink Water Fire 68% contained, not expected to spread

CASPER, Wyo. — The Stink Water Fire located 42 miles west of Cody remains at 47 acres.

The Rocky Mountain Incident Management Blue Team said on Monday, Sept. 9 that the fire is 68% contained and is not expected to spread.

“Local resources will continue to monitor,” they added on Inciweb.

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Precipitation and cooler temperatures on Sunday helped limit growth of the fire. The update adds that further precipitation forecast should keep fire activity to a minimum.

“Rocky Mountain Incident Management Blue Team will transition command back to the local fire resources with the Shoshone National Forest,” the update adds. “The new team will assume command today at 6:00 pm.”

“All future Stink Water Fire updates will come from the Shoshone National Forest. Please go to or call 307.250.0148 for updated maps and information. Forest area closures are still in place around the Stink Water fire.”