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Terek Fire 60 percent contained

 

July 11, 2018

COURTESY/BLM

Federal, state and county firefighters spread slurry to help contain the Terek Fire which started Sunday late evening from lightning strikes and encompasses 36,000 acres.

By TRACIE MITCHELL

Staff Writer

WORLAND – According to the latest up-date from BLM (Bureau of Land Management) public affairs spokesperson Laura Lozier, the Terek Fire, as of Tuesday evening, was 60 percent contained and encompasses 36,000 acres, burning in sage and grass.

While there has been no reports of any damage to structures, Walt and Gail Schwede, Manderson residents whose farm is on Wyoming Highway 31, had a close call as the fire burned six acres of their property and came close to their shop. Friends and family helped the Schwedes move their farm equipment out of the fire's pat...



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