Mop-up stage ongoing on I-25 fire north of Casper Tuesday - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Mop-up stage ongoing on I-25 fire north of Casper Tuesday

Brush 13 (Natrona County Fire District, Facebook)

CASPER, Wyo — The Natrona County Fire District (NCFD) said that crews have managed a fire that burned near Midwest at milepost 222 on Interstate 25 Tuesday and were currently in mop-up mode.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation said at around 2:20 pm Tuesday, Sept. 15 that the fire had blocked the right northbound lane. The lane reopened by 3:00 p.m.

NCFD said that the Bureau of Land Management and Salt Creek Emergency Services were also on the scene. At 6:15 pm, NCFD reported the final acreage burned at 10 acres.

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The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.