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Five new wildfires reported in Wyoming in last two days

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CASPER, Wyo. — Five new wildfires have been reported in Wyoming in the last two days via the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center (RMACC).

The five new wildfires in Wyoming are as follows as of 12:21 pm Wednesday, July 1 according to the RMACC:

  • Ferguson Canyon Fire
    • Discovery date/time: 10:58 am July 1
    • Location: Southeast of Newcastle near South Dakota border
    • Acreage: one acre
    • Response strategy: Full suppression
    • Cause: Unknown
  • Dumpster Fire
    • Discovery date/time: 8:22 am July 1
    • Location: north of Fort Waskakie
    • Acreage: 4 acres
    • Responding agency: Bureau of Indian Affairs
    • Response strategy: Full suppression
    • Cause: Unknown
  • Ethete Road Fire
    • Discovery date/time: 2:48 pm June 30
    • Location: 846 Ethete Road
    • Acreage: less than one acre
    • Responding agency: Bureau of Indian Affairs
    • Response strategy: Full suppression
    • Cause: Unknown
  • Windmill Canyon Fire
    • Discovery date/time: 11:58 am June 30
    • Location: west of Sundance
    • Acreage: one acre
    • Responding agency: State of Wyoming
    • Response strategy: Full suppression
    • Cause: Natural
  • Poker Fire
    • Discovery date/time: 6:28 pm June 29
    • Location: south of Barnum, Wyoming
    • Acreage: 5.8 acres
    • Responding agency: State of Wyoming
    • Response strategy: Full suppression
    • Cause: Unknown

The RMACC map shows an additional 15 fires in Wyoming which were initially reported in the last 10 days (red=new fires, yellow=on-going fires):

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Further details on the wildfire situation in Wyoming are available from the RMACC.