Mullen Fire

Laramie rancher sues over COVID recovery program   By Marissa Taylor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Leisl Carpenter, a sixth-generation rancher and owner of the Flying Heart Ranch in the Big Laramie Valley, has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration, claiming the...
Wyo Game and Fish issues 2K new elk tags as herds exceed goals   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   Elk populations in Wyoming’s major herds are nearly 30% over objective Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel revealed as their governing commission approved hunting seasons and nearly 2,000...
Wyo. meteorologists hope for more snow to mitigate drought   By Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange    CHEYENNE — Continued low levels of precipitation in Wyoming this winter could mean a bad wildfire season this summer.  “We are experiencing the worst drought, of...
Crews contain 30% of Mullen Fire   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Crews have managed to contain about one-third of the wildfire engulfing much of Medicine Bow National Forest in southeastern Wyoming, a significant milestone in the nearly three-week...
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...
Winds spur activity in Mullen Fire   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Crews braced for another active day on the fire line on Monday, as increased winds and lower humidity intensified the spread of the Mullen Fire in southeastern Wyoming.  The wildfire...

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...

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