The Bureau of Lander Management (BLM) just shared that the RR 316 fire near Hanna was mapped at 14,201 acres today, September 7th, and remains 20% contained.
WY-72 is now open and crews will continue working today to secure the fire perimeter.
The fire, which started on September 5th, caused evacuations and closed US-30/287 between Walcott Jct and Hanna Jct along with WY-72 between I-80 and Hanna Jct over the weekend. Evacuations were lifted yesterday.
Since the last BLM update shared last night, the fire grew from an estimated 8,000 acres to the current 14,201.