Wildfire in Natrona County forces closure of US 20/26 between Moneta and Casper

    6:00 a.m. Friday update: US 20/26 has reopened to traffic.

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    US 20/26 is closed from Moneta to Casper, Wyoming as of Thursday evening.


    A wildfire began around 6:30 p.m. according to the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming. As of Thursday around 9:00 p.m. the fire has burned approximately 250 acres.

    BLM and Natrona County firefighters are working to help control the blaze.

    As of 9:00 p.m. the Wyoming Department of Transportation has no information on highway reopening time.


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