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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 Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 5, 2021 Released: 8/6/2021
Acres: 758Containment: 0%Personnel: 112 Current Situation Firefighters worked sections of the fire perimeter by cold trailing and mopping up hot spots north of the Cub Creek drainage. Helicopters...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 6, 2021 Released: 8/6/2021
Acres: 905Containment: 0%Personnel: 111 Current Situation A cold front approaching the area last night brought gusty winds that resulted in the fire spotting from the northeast fire perimeter...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 4, 2021 Released: 8/4/2021
Acres: 758 Containment: 0%Personnel: 117 Current Situation The fire area received a 10th of an inch of rain yesterday, giving firefighters the opportunity to go direct on sections of the fire’s...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 3, 2021 Released: 8/3/2021
Acres: 758 Containment: 0%Personnel 194 Current Situation A Multi-Mission Aircraft (MMA) flight yesterday showed the fire has grown to 758 acres. Most of the growth occurred on the north side of...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 2, 2021 Released: 8/2/2021
Acres: 685Containment: 0%Personnel: 194 Current Situation Today, a Type 3 organization assumed command of the Crater Ridge Fire. The objectives are to keep the fire north of Cub Creek and south of...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 1, 2021 Released: 8/1/2021
Acres: 685Containment: 0%Personnel: 185 Current Situation There was some activity on the north end of the fire yesterday with trees torching. Today, fire behavior is predicted to be mostly...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 31, 2021 Released: 7/31/2021
Acres: 685Containment: 0%Personnel: 205 Current Situation Minimal fire activity is expected again today. Fire behavior will be mostly smoldering and creeping in jackpots of heavy fuel. The Type 2...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 30, 2021 Released: 7/30/2021
Acres: 641Containment: 0%Personnel: 214Current Situation Minimal fire activity is expected today. Depending on the amount of precipitation received, the fire will actively smolder with possible...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 29, 2021 Released: 7/29/2021
Acres: 641 Containment: 0%Personnel: 217 Current Situation Moisture and cooler temperatures will decrease fire potential and spread. Heavy fuels will remain dry and continue to burn well until the...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 28, 2021 Released: 7/28/2021
Acres: 641Containment: 0%Personnel: 273Current Situation Water bucket drops from air operations continue to be effective at delaying the spread of the fire, keeping it north of Cub Creek. Holding the...