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Ryan redoubles

Ryan Fire doubles in size twice over the weekend, attack detailed at Encampment meeting


September 26, 2018

Joshua Wood

The glow of the Ryan Fire flames was visible from WYO 230 and beyond as they moved towards Big Creek Ranch and Skyline Sunday evening.

High winds, dry weather and ample fuel led to a massive increase in the Ryan Fire across both the Wyoming and Colorado border over the weekend. The increase was, in fact, predicted by members of Rocky Mountain Team Black (RMTB) during a public meeting held at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Grand Encampment Opera House.

RMTB Incident Commander Mark Hatcher was joined by fellow RMTB members Darron Williams, Operations Section Chief, and Shawn Jacobs, Incident Meterologist, as well as Carbon County Deputy Fire Warden Ron Brown, Assistant State Forester Josh Van Vlack of the Wyoming State Forestry Di...

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