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Incident Information | Monday, July 7, 2014

Contact Information

Public Information Officer:                                                                                                                         Phone: 303-445-4322 | Email: rmaccfireinfo@gmail.com | Twitter: @rmaccfireinfo

Preparedness Levels

National Preparedness Level: 2                                 Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level: 1   

Preparedness levels range on a scale from one to five. They communicate planning and organization readiness, which is commensurate with increasing fire danger. Click here for more information.

Current Activity

Owen Wildfire

  Location:
30 miles southwest of Laramie, WY
Agency:
Medicine Bow National Forest
Cause:
Unknown, under investigation
Size:
300+
Containment:
0%
Cost:
Unknown
Structures Lost:
None
Evacuations:

Campers and recreationists have been evacuated from the popular area by the Albany County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Forest Service.

Residents in the communities of Woods Landing, Jelm and Fox Park, as well as those along Fox Creek Road have been advised by the Sheriff’s Department to shelter in place until given further notice.

Total Personnel:
50
Incident Commander:
Daron Reynolds, USFS    Type 3 team to assume mgt of fire on 7/8

Additional Owen fire information can be found online at: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3932/, or by calling (307) 745-2378.

Year-to-Date Fires & Acres

AGENCY
FIRES
ACRES
Bureau of Indian Affairs
253
1,957
Bureau of Land Management
108
711
County
173
28,013
Department of Defense
0
0
State of Nebraska
0
21
State of South Dakota
243
5,741
U.S. Forest Service
95
45
Fish & Wildlife Service
20
1,181
National Park Service
9
2,096
State of Colorado
3
10
Nature Conservancy
0
0
State of Kansas
0
0
State of Wyoming
2
1
TOTAL
906
39,776

 

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