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By Karla Pomeroy

Crews battle fourth fire near Hyattville

BLM seeks information on human-caused fires


July 4, 2018

WORLAND — Multiple agencies fought a nearly 500-acre blaze nine miles north of Hyattville Monday night.

According to Sarah Beckwith, public affairs officer with the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District, the Alkali Flats Fire started on BLM land and moved on to state land. The fire was wind-driven, burning through grass and sagebrush.

Tuesday morning the fire was at 285...

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