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More fires burning on Laramie Peak

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What’s for now being called the Arapaho Fire in north Albany County, Wyoming is believed to have been started by lightning during the evening of June 27th.  While information is still being gathered, the following is what we know at this time.  Albany County has ordered evacuations for the following AREAS : COTTONWOOD PARK, HARRIS PARK AND FRIEND PARK. major wild fire again at the Peak.

 

 

  • The fire, which was one of three fires believed to have been ignited by lighting in the Laramie Peak area, made a major wind-driven run late Wednesday evening. 
  • It continues to actively burn on private and Forest Service lands between Laramie Peak and Bearhead Mountain.  It is within a few miles of the recent Cow Camp Fire.
  • It is burning in mixed conifer and generated a smoke column that could be seen from I-25 in the Wheatland area.  Acreage burned is unknown.
  • Due to fast-moving nature of this fire, evacuations were initiated in the Cottonwood Park and Bear Creek Road areas.  At this time it is unknown if structures were burned or if other residential areas are currently threatened by the fire.
  • A Type I Incident Management Team has been ordered and is expected to arrive on Saturday.  In the interim, the fire will be managed by the Type II team that is currently managing the Russell’s Camp Fire.                                                                                                                            
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