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Fire ban on WGFD properties and public access areas


Prolonged dry conditions have prompted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to ban open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Laramie Region.

“Areas are drying out and have created excellent fuel conditions and the potential for human-caused fires has become very high. We have already had large fires in Sheridan and on Laramie Peak,” said Jerry Cowles, Habitat and Access supervisor in Laramie.

Affected lands include Red Rim Daley and Grizzly, Pennock, Wick, Cottonwood, Jelm, Thorne/Williams, Forbes, Table Mountain, Springer, Rawhide, and Laramie...

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