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Sealcoating begins, grass fire at Shively Field


A sealcoat and striping of the taxiways and ramp at Shively Field was completed last week and airport manager Kim Lorenzen said that the contractor performed exceptionally well. The sealcoat project is part of WYDOT’s maintenance program for Wyoming airports.

A small grass fire was ignited by a broken low-voltage lamp on the runway at Shively Field late in the night on July 26. The fire was called in at 11:13 p.m and Saratoga fire crews responded, dousing the fire within minutes.

Lorenzen said he was surprised the low-voltage system light could start a fire, but the incident was taken ca...

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