Commissioners get fire updates
BOCCC updated on Mullen Fire, RR 316 Fire and SLIB grant for fire engine
February 24, 2021
During their February 16 meeting, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners heard updates on both the Mullen Fire and the Hanna RR 316 Fire from Lenny Layman, Carbon County Emergency Manager.
The commissioners were also updated on the status of a State Lands Investment Board (SLIB) grant for a Type 6 fire engine for the Carbon County Fire Department.
Starting on September 17 just outside the Savage Run Wilderness, the Mullen Fire grew to be one of the largest fires in Wyoming history. Before full containment, the fire had grown to more than 170,000 acres in size and moved both...