Fremont County fire watch areas; Pedro Mountain update

    A very small portion of Fremont County is included in the National Weather Service Fire Watch Wednesday map below.

    Local authorities encourage residents to continue using caution while working around dry vegetation.


    Update on the Pedro Mountain Fire shared by BLM Wyoming:

    Location: Southwest of Alcova, WY; east of Pathfinder Reservoir
    Fire Start Date: August 24, 2019; early afternoon
    Cause: Lightning
    Acres: 9,386 acres
    Containment: 10%
    Fuel Type: sage, grass, juniper, pine stands
    Total Personnel: 264

    For Today’s (8/27) Operations:
    Hotshot crews: 3
    Type 2 Initial Attack crew: 1
    Engines: 22
    Water Tender: 5
    Helicopters: 4
    Additional aerial resources: 2

    Additional information can be found here.


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