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Crater Ridge

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Bighorn National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2013 Eastside 2nd St
Sheridan, WY 82801

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News Releases — Crater Ridge

Crater Ridge - Fact Sheet - September 8, 2021 - Final Released: 9/8/2021
Acreage: 6,502Containment: 75%Personnel: 61Recent warm, dry, and windy days have contributed to more active fire behavior since Labor Day. Growth has remained slight as most areas are surrounded by...
Crater Ridge Fire - Fact Sheet, September 6-7, 2021 Released: 9/6/2021
Acreage: 6,232 acresContainment: 74%Personnel: 63Current SituationFirefighters spent most of the weekend engaged in suppression repair and backhauling equipment.On Sunday, the type 3 helicopter made...
Crater Ridge Fire - Fact Sheet, September 3-5, 2021 Released: 9/3/2021
Acreage: 6,232Containment: 61%Personnel: 100Current
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, Sep. 2, 2021 Released: 9/2/2021
Acres: 6,232    Containment: 52%    Personnel: 116  Current Situation Crews successfully engaged flare-ups caused by warmer and drier weather earlier in the week.Firefighters laid hose around a...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, September 1, 2021 Released: 9/1/2021
Acreage: 6,232Containment: 52%Personnel: 132Current
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 31, 2021 Released: 8/31/2021
Acreage: 6,232Containment: 52%Personnel: 133Current SituationFirefighters made good progress with direct tactics on Monday at Mann Creek, Cub Creek, and south of FS Road 111 toward Pumpkin...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 30, 2021 Released: 8/30/2021
Acreage: 6,232 acresContainment: 52%Personnel: 135 Current SituationFirefighters attacked the fire directly by laying hose to wet and cool the ground along the southeastern perimeter of the...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 29, 2021 Released: 8/29/2021
Acres: 6,232   Containment: 52%   Personnel: 139    Current Situation Rain and hail occurred over the fire area today.Fire behavior was minimal on Saturday due to cooler temperatures and higher...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 28, 2021 Released: 8/28/2021
Acres: 6,232   Containment: 42%   Personnel: 164   Current SituationMinimal fire behavior yesterday made for a pretty quiet day on the fire.Crews continued to attack the fire directly along the...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 27. 2021 Released: 8/27/2021
Acres: 6,232    Containment: 35%    Personnel: 199    Current Situation Crews made good progress again yesterday, increasing containment on the fire perimeter. Wyoming Type 3 Incident...