According to The Medicine Bow National Forest Laramie Ranger District, strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity Thursday helped push the fire past previous containment lines in the northeast corner.
Officials from the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black and cooperators held a meeting at 7 p.m, at the Albany County Fairgrounds. Wednesday to brief Albany County residents on the Badger Creek Fire.
The Badger Creek Fire has burned 2,300 acres after it made a large, wind-driven run Monday in southern Albany County on the Medicine Bow National Forest and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with fire…
The Forest Service said that as of 9 p.m. Sunday, the fire was roughly estimated at 100 acres and there is no containment. On Sunday, efforts were focused on evacuation, public safety and fire assessment.
Personnel from the Albany County Emergency Management and Assessor’s office, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Cheyenne and Farm Service Agency have assessed the area in Albany County Impacted by Wednesday’s tornado.