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Sugarloaf Fire

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

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News Releases — Sugarloaf Fire

Sugarloaf fire remains 839 acres as containment increases to 31% Released: 8/5/2022
Current Situation: Fire behavior yesterday was moderate with some isolated burning of interior pockets of fuel which created a few small visible smoke columns. All fire activity yesterday was well...
Containment percentage increase as dry and breezy conditions return to area Released: 8/4/2022
Current Situation:Cloudy conditions suppressed fire activity on Wednesday keeping fire behavior minimal. Despite the cloud cover, the fire area received no precipitation. Today’s weather brings...
Crews continue making progress after completing successful firing operation Released: 8/3/2022
Sugarloaf Fire Update August 3, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team Three Bill Waln, Incident Commander Information Center: (307) 314-2244 Hours of Operation: 8 a.m....
Sugarloaf Fire Update August 2, 2022 Released: 8/2/2022
Sugarloaf Fire Update August 2, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team Three Bill Waln, Incident Commander Information Center: (307) 314-2244 Hours of Operation: 8 a.m....
Moderate fire activity with warm, dry and breezy weather conditions Released: 8/1/2022
Sugarloaf Fire UpdateAugust 1, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team ThreeBill Waln, Incident CommanderInformation Center: (307) 314-2244Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 8...
Fire Activity Increases as Warmer Weather Dries Fuels Released: 7/31/2022
Sugarloaf Fire UpdateJuly 31, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team ThreeBill Waln, Incident CommanderInformation Center: (307) 314-2244Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 8...
Drier Weather May Result in an Increase of Smoke Released: 7/30/2022
Current Situation:  As a drier weather pattern moves into the area, there may be an increase in smoke over the Sugarloaf Fire. Lighter fuels, such as grasses, will begin to dry out after several...
Rain and High Humidity Levels Continue to Limit Fire Spread Released: 7/29/2022
Current Situation: For the second day in a row, precipitation fell over the Sugarloaf Fire limiting fire activity to backing, creeping, and smoldering. The fire remains 512-acres with 0% containment....
Firefighters Taking Advantage of Decreased Fire Activity Released: 7/28/2022
Current Situation: On Wednesday, a second day of minimal fire activity allowed firefighters to complete direct handline from Cow Creek, along the northern edge of the perimeter, to the eastern edge...
Sugarloaf Fire Experiences Minimal Growth on Tuesday Released: 7/27/2022
 Current Situation: This morning, the Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team three, under the command of Bill Waln, assumed command of the Sugarloaf Fire. On Tuesday, fire activity was...