Natrona County Fire District shares the following:
**Wildland Dispatch, Possible Lake Closure**
Natrona County Fire District has been called to respond to the Pedro Mountain Fire. The large smoke column you see (east of Pathfinder Lake and south of Alcova Lake for reference) is the Pedro Mountain Fire. All agencies are aware of the fire, please do not call 911, thank you.
Natrona County Sheriffs Office has advised that Pathfinder Lake may possibly be closing tomorrow (8/26) for fire fighting activities and a water source for the fire. Please plan accordingly and begin to pack up if you are out at Pathfinder Lake!
NCFD will be responding with Brush 7-4 and Tender 7. The information provided by the BLM is listed below. The picture below is BR 7-4 and the fire. More updates to come as the incident continues. Thank you.
The Pedro Mountain fire started on Saturday, August 24, east of Pathfinder Reservoir and about 40 miles north of Rawlins, Wyo. Currently, it is 0% contained and estimated at about 500 acres. The BLM, the Wyoming State Forestry Division and county and local cooperators have contributed engines and air resources to the fire, including two Single Engine Air Tankers, a Blackhawk helicopter and a Very Large Air Tanker, as well as several others.