‘Cabin’ wildfire in Wyoming’s Laramie Range 75% contained

Photo of the Cabin wildfire in the southern Laramie Range. (Photo via InciWeb)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming State Forestry Division said at about 10 am Wednesday, July 15 that the “Cabin” wildfire west of Wheatland is about 75% contained. The fire has reportedly burned about 248 acres.

35 personnel remain on site and a Type 4 Team led by Incident Commander Charlie Palermo are monitoring the fire.

“Crews will continue to monitor and rehab,” Wyoming State Forestry said.

The fire was initially discovered at about 5:12 pm Saturday. On Sunday, 160 personnel from agencies including Wyoming State Forestry and Albany County Fire District were working to suppress the fire. Natrona County Fire District said on social media they were sending Fire Captain Darek Pepple to assist as a strike team/task force leader.

On Monday, Wyoming State Forestry reported the fire at 40% contained.

The fire is burning toward the southern end of the Laramie Range in rugged, rocky terrain. according to the report for the fire on InciWeb.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.