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BLM issues fire restrictions


July 14, 2017

WORLAND — Effective yesterday (July 13), fire restrictions are in effect for all public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Cody, Lander and Worland field offices.

Fire managers base decisions about fire restrictions on current and projected weather conditions, amount of dry vegetation, and other risk factors.

“These fire restrictions are a result of our continued coordinated relationships with our fellow wildfire cooperators within the Bighorn and Wind River basins,” said Assistant Fire Management Officer Aaron Thompson.

Hot, dry conditions and high fire danger have p...

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