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Washakie Park

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Unit Information

Fort Washakie, WY, 
Fort Washakie, WY, 

Incident Contacts

Washakie Park Fire Information
Phone: 3073020075
Hours: M-F, 8-8P, S-S, 8-8P

Highlighted Activity

Current Situation:  There has been no active fire growth in the last 48 hours. The fire is located in remote and rugged terrain.  Due to heavy rainfall yesterday, overnight, and today, fire activity is expected to be very low.  Containment has increased to 70% as crews have successfully built fire line breaks around the perimeter.  This fire is being managed under a full suppression strategy,… Read more
News - 2022-09-15

The Washakie Park Fire is located west of Ft. Washakie, WY in the Washakie Park area of the Wind River Indian Reservation.   The fire was first reported at approximately 1430 on September 6, 2022 with an initial size up of 300 acres.  The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.  The local Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fremont County resources and Federal resources responded to the initial attack and managed the fire until the Wyoming Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire on Friday September 9th at 0600.     

The fire is being managed under a full suppression strategy, ensuring all actions reflect a commitment to incident personnel safety and public safety.

The Shoshone and Arapaho Fish and Game have issued a road closure for the Washakie Park Road and Sage Creek Road to St. Lawrence located within the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Basic Information
Current as of Thu, 09/15/2022 - 10:50
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Undetermined
Date of Origin
Location 10 miles west of Fort Washakie, Wyoming
Incident Commander Rich Hayner
Coordinates 42° 59' 22'' Latitude
-109° 8'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 179
Size 2,464 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 70%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-10-31 00:00:00
Fuels Involved

Timber, grass, and sage

Significant Events

Minimal, creeping and smoldering.

Planned Actions

Direct and indirect line construction. Starting to cold trail perimeter, where allowable.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire growth due to approaching cold front and precipitation.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Expected shower and thunderstorms today through Sunday.