NCFD crew moving to ~600 acre 'Robinson Fire' south of Buffalo after helping contain 'Murphy Fire' - Casper, WY Oil City News
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NCFD crew moving to ~600 acre ‘Robinson Fire’ south of Buffalo after helping contain ‘Murphy Fire’

(BLM Wyoming, Facebook)

UPDATE: The BLM High Plains District say the fire was mapped at around 600 acres on Friday morning.

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Fire District’s Brush 7-4 crew, who helped contain the Murphy Fire southwest of Kaycee have been re-assigned to the Robinson Fire burning about 20 miles south of Buffalo.

“The Murphy Fire has been at 203 acres and is contained,” NCFD said on Friday morning. “This morning, Brush 7-4 was released from the Murphy Fire and is now en route to the Robinson Fire.”

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About 100 personnel are responding to the Robinson Fire, including ground crews, smoke jumpers and air attack crews, according to the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming.

The Robinson Fire had burned 100-150 acres as of Thursday, according to the BLM. Crews from the BLM, U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming State Forestry and Johnson County were responding to the blaze Thursday.