Wildfire Near Lander Approaches Containment
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are nearing full containment of a blaze that has charred more than 2 square miles southwest of Lander.
The lightning-caused Fairfield Fire was 98 percent contained Sunday, and some resources were being called off.
The fire, which was reported July 22, is burning in grass and heavy timber.
Meanwhile, firefighters continue to monitor a nearly 7.8-square-mile fire burning in the Washakie Wilderness about 50 miles southwest of Cody.
That fire also was started by lightning and was discovered July 20.