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By SHANE SANDERSON
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Wildfire danger down slightly

CASPER — The Badger Creek Fire has burned for more than a month along the Colorado border, consuming more than 21,000 acres in the process. Six hours north, the Terek Fire, more than twice the size of its southern counterpart, has burned for about a week.

 

July 17, 2018



CASPER — The Badger Creek Fire has burned for more than a month along the Colorado border, consuming more than 21,000 acres in the process. Six hours north, the Terek Fire, more than twice the size of its southern counterpart, has burned for about a week. 

The fires, which were almost completely contained Friday, will likely not be the last to ignite in Wyoming this summer. 

This summer shouldn’t bring with it an inferno, however. Authorities are predicting a relatively mild fire season in a state historically prone to bouts of burning wildland throughout the summer months. Those fore...



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