Wind River Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Fort Washakie, WY, WY 82514
Washakie Park Fire Information
Hours: M-F, 8-8P, S-S, 8-8P
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday September 06th, 2022 approx. 03:15 PM|
|Location||10 miles west of Fort Washakie, Wyoming|
|Incident Commander||Rich Hayner|
|Coordinates||42.989 latitude, -109.138 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||70%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday October 31st, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber, grass, and sage
Minimal, creeping and smoldering.
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.
Expected shower and thunderstorms today through Sunday.