Northern Wyoming Daily News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

Wyo. Guard UH-60 called to assist with Badger Creek Fire

 

June 15, 2018



CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead authorized a Wyoming Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew to provide medical evacuation, if needed, in support of the Badger Creek Fire, in Albany County.

Four personnel will be on standby for medical evacuation calls from the fire’s incident command team. The crew is on orders for seven days, but orders can be modified based on the needs of the incident commander.

“From fires to floods, The National Guard is a core part of our disaster response in Wyoming,” said Mead. “Over 250 people — from the U.S. Forest Service, state forestry, loca...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 08/16/2018 22:59