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Lost Creek Fire

Unit Information

Shoshone National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
808 Meadow Lane Avenue
Cody, WY 82414

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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Phone: 307-250-0148
Hours: Daily 8:00am-8:00pm

Highlighted Activity

06/17/2020 Continued smoke possible in Lost Creek Fire area
Cody, Wyo., June 17, 2020 – Minimal activity has been seen on the Lost Creek Fire over the past two days. Hard work by fire crews paired with moisture over the area has kept the fire to 591 acres;..
News - 06/17/2020
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The Lost Creek Fire was initially reported at 12:49pm on Saturday, June 13, 2020. The fire is located approximately 25 miles west of Cody, Wyo. As of an overflight at 4:00pm on June 13th, the estimated size was reduced to 250 acres. An infrared flight on June 14th had the fire size at 591 acres. Cooler temperatures and higher relative humidity has slowed the progression of the fire. An emergency area closure implemented over the area was lifted on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginSaturday June 13th, 2020 approx. 12:45 AM
Location25 miles west of Cody, Wyo
Incident CommanderIC4 Phillips
Coordinates44.459 latitude, -109.547 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel3
Size591 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday June 21st, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass understory)