Hatchery Fire

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Hatchery Fire

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Approximate Location

44.076 latitude, -107.331 longitude

Incident Overview

July 22, 2016. Photo by James Yule

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The Hatchery Fire was discovered at 1:00 p.m. on July 22, 2016. The fire is 100 percent contained as of July 30, 2016. The area closure remains in place from the Tensleep North Wall to the runaway truck ramp on U.S. Highway 16.

Travelers should watch for fallen debris through the Hatchery Fire area along U.S. Highway 16.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday July 22nd, 2016 approx. 01:00 PM
Location7 miles ENE or Ten Sleep, WY
Incident CommanderBrian Boden ICT5

Current Situation

Total Personnel4
Size2,570 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass and understory)

Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

Minimal fire activity.


Planned Actions

Mop up, hold, and patrol.


Travelers should watch for fallen debris in the Hatchery Fire area along U.S. Highway 16.

Unit Information

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Bighorn National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Sheridan, WY, WY 82801

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