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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, July 27, 2021 Released: 7/27/2021
Acres: 641Containment: 0%Personnel: 228  Current Situation Today will be the warmest and driest day of the week which will cause fire behavior to intensify. The fire has been smoldering and...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 26, 2021 Released: 7/26/2021
Acres: 602Containment: 0%Personnel: 234 Current Situation Fuels are drying and fire behavior is intensifying in the Cub Creek drainage. The fire is backing downslope toward the valley bottom to the...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 25, 2021 Released: 7/25/2021
Acres: 564 Containment: 0%Personnel: 255   Current SituationDespite recent moisture, fuels are curing and fire activity is increasing a few days earlier than anticipated.Air operations assisted...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 24, 2021 Released: 7/24/2021
Acres: 383Containment: 0%Personnel: 270 Current Situation Warmer, drier conditions are curing fuels and increasing the potential for active fire behavior.Firefighters continue to prepare indirect...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 23, 2021 Released: 7/23/2021
Acres: 383Containment: 0%Personnel: 242   Current Situation Recent rains have moderated fire activity; but warming, drying trends this weekend indicate potential for increased activity and...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 22, 2021 Released: 7/22/2021
Acres: 383 Containment: 0%Personnel: 241  Current SituationRecent cooler temperatures, coupled with increased humidity and cloud cover have reduced fire activity. Smoke has not been visible for...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 21, 2021 Released: 7/21/2021
Acres: 383 Containment: 0%Personnel: 238  Current Situation A forest closure is in effect for much of the National Forest lands north of Highway 14 and east of the Big Horn/Sheridan County line,...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 20, 2021 Released: 7/20/2021
Acres: 383Containment: 0%Personnel: 119   Current SituationFire behavior was active on Monday, with group tree torching observed.Most fire activity occurred in the Cub Creek drainage, where type...
Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, July 19, 2021 Released: 7/19/2021
   Fire Facts Location 30 miles ENE of Lovell Wyoming on the Bighorn National Forest Fire size today: approximately 200 acres Containment: 0% Fire start date: July 17, 2021 Cause: Under...