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Mullen Fire

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Medicine Bow National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2468 Jackson Street
Laramie, WY 82070

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Announcements — Mullen Fire

Frequently Asked Questions & Glossary of Terms Released: 10/10/2020
1.  How do you determine if a line is contained? A: A fire is considered contained when it is stopped from spreading by a fuel break and firefighters are confident the fire will not cross...
Highway 10 changed to pre-evacuation 10:45 am 10-9-2020 Released: 10/9/2020
Evacuation Area Update:    The Albany County Sheriff's Office has announced a change in the evacuation status of the Highway 10 corridor. The following area has been changed from mandatory...
Evening Update 9:30 pm 10-4-2020 Released: 10/4/2020
As expected, today was an active day on the Mullen Fire. Crews conducted firing operations in the north above the Savage Run Wilderness in an effort to remove fuels ahead of the fire. Firing was also...
Midday operations update 3:15 pm 10-4-2020 Released: 10/4/2020
Fire crews on the #MullenFire_WY are taking advantage of favorable afternoon wind direction to conduct firing operations on the Northwest corner of the fire, in the area east of Fox Park along...
Morning operations update: 6:44 am 10-4-2020 Released: 10/4/2020
Today is National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day, the first Sunday in October. American flags across the country have been lowered today, including the U.S. Capitol and the White House, as well as...
Midday operations update 2:45 pm 10-3-2020 Released: 10/3/2020
Higher humidity overnight resulted in slightly decreased fire activity this morning, but as things dry out this afternoon, fire activity will increase.  Expect firefighters to take advantage of...
Evening operations update: 9:25 pm 10-2-2020 Released: 10/2/2020
An infrared flight at 4:36 this afternoon measured the Mullen Fire at 132,379 acres. The fire is now 6% contained, on the eastern edge. Today, firing operations in Jackson County, Colorado continued...
Midday operations update: 2:30 pm 10-2-2020 Released: 10/2/2020
Today, in several areas around the Mullen Fire, firefighters continue to create fuel breaks by removing fuels between roads and the main body of the fire. Logging operations are reducing heavy fuels...
Evening operations update: 9:25 pm 10-1-2020 Released: 10/1/2020
An infrared flight at midday today measured the Mullen Fire at 118,778 acres. More than 1,000 personnel are now fully engaged in the effort to control the fire and protect structures threatened by...
Midday operations update: 2:30 pm 10-1-2020 Released: 10/1/2020
This morning, the Mullen Fire has been less active, due to higher nighttime humidity recovery. Fire behavior is expected to increase as the day becomes warmer and drier, but the duration of that peak...