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Pedro Mountain Fire 95% contained, some smoldering remains

“When incidents wind down and firefighters start pulling equipment, there’s always hose to roll … lots and lots of hose.” (Photo courtesy of Lori Iverson, fire information officer)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Pedro Mountain Fire east of Pathfinder Reservoir is approaching 100% containment.

The fire has burned 23,408 acres and is 95% contained, according to a Monday, Sept. 9 update on Inciweb.

The fire’s activity includes “minimal fire behavior with smoldering in the duff and around stump holes.”

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The fire was caused by lightning. It burned seven structures.

Evacuations were lifted on Sept. 4 and a Wyoming Type 4 incident management team took over command of the fire.