Wildfire Incident Information
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95% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
10 mins, 22 secs ago
Fire Start
Saturday, July 9, 2022 2:46 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-WYMRF-000194
Dispatch Notes
Iqcs: 614810 | Contain: 07/24/22 1215
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests (Thunder Basin National Grassland)

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Monday Creek Fire
  • Fire size is 653 acres and has not seen any growth in several days
  • Ground resources continue to work the fire, mopping up hot spots and securing the fire line
  • Air resources are standing by to support ground resources at established helibases in the area
  • Expecting warmer temperatures with a chance of thunderstorms and mild to moderate winds over the next several weeks
  • Located in Medicine Bow National Forest, Laramie Peak unit
  • Converse County, Wyo.
  • Approximately five miles southwest of the Esterbrook community
  • Bulk of fire is located on a rocky, inaccessible ridge between Buzzard Peak and Spring Hill
  • Aggressive initial response with aerial and ground resources on this full suppression fire contributed to stopping fire growth quickly
  • During initial response on Sat., large air tankers from Jeffco in Colo. delivered 14,512 gallons of retardant on the fire. SEATs provided an additional amount from Casper.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin
Saturday, July 9, 2022 1:00 PM MDT
Location
7 miles Southwest of Esterbrook, WY
Incident Commander
Forest Service, MBRTB
Coordinates
42.336, -105.497

Current Situation

Total Personnel
12
Size (Acres)
653
Containment
95%
Estimated Containment
Monday, August 1, 2022 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Significant Events
Minimal, Smoldering
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal fire activity expected.
Remarks
Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: sm.fs.r2.mbr_vis@usda.gov
Phone: 970-819-2898
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Fire Unit Information
Medicine Bow National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2468 Jackson Street
Laramie, WY 82070

Dispatch Center Contact

Casper Interagency Dispatch Center (WY-CPC)

Casper, WY

800-295-9952

https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2cpc/