Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest

Injured firefighter out of hospital   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A firefighter injured while battling the Mullen Fire in southeastern Wyoming on Wednesday is out of the hospital and recovering, according to Russ Bacon, the forest supervisor of the...
Mullen Fire growth held to less than 10,000 acres   By The Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — From Tuesday into Wednesday, the Mullen Fire increased less than 10,000 acres in a 24-hour period for the first time in quite a while. But it still expanded to a total of 161,151 acres...
Mullen Fire now at 151,711 acres, 14% containment   By the Laramie Boomerang  Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The nonstop lingering smoke the past couple of days and nights in the Laramie Valley was the best indication the Mullen Fire kept expanding in adverse weather conditions for...

An air tanker drops fire retardant Thursday on the Mullen Fire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The fire has grown to involve more than 100,000 acres and is now being fought by more than 1,000 firefighting personnel. (Courtesy photo)

  Mullen Fire tops 100,000 acres   By The Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — A couple of cooler October nights provided a little help this week to the now 1,057 firefighting personnel battling the Mullen Fire. Although expanding at a slower rate, the Mullen Fire had burned 118...
Mullen Fire expands to 96,757 acres, 29 homes lost   By the Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Albany County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday that 29 homes and 31 other structures or outbuildings have been lost to the Mullen Fire, which has grown to nearly 100,000 acres...
A brief relief, but Mullen Fire expanded 82,649 acres   By the Laramie Boomerang  Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — A recent cold front provided a little relief for firefighters, but not much as the Mullen Fire burning in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest about 40 west of Laramie and just...
Medicine Bow fire grows to 14,600 acres   By The Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Mullen Fire increased in size to 14,653 acres and is now taking aim at the Platte River Wilderness with activity picking up as of Wednesday evening. According to the U.S. Forest Service’s...
Severe conditions prompt Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland to enter Stage II fire restrictions   (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  August 19, 2020 – Fire-prone fuel and weather conditions have prompted the need for Stage II fire restrictions on the Medicine Bow-Routt...
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland to enter Stage 1 fire restrictions, July 3   (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  July 1, 2020 – Stage 1 fire restrictions will go into effect Friday, July 3, 2020 for the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland...

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