Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:47:25 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
Washakie Park Fire
Last Updated
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 11:25 AM MST
(1 day, 1 hour ago)
Fire Reported
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 4:12 PM MDT
(3 months ago)
Incident Type
12.4 miles W of Fort Washakie, WY
Responsible Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Responsible Fire Unit
Wind River Agency
Iqcs#: 629853 | Contain: 10/01/22 1600 | Control: 11/01/22 1420 | Out: 11/29/22 0920
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Washakie Park Fire is located west of Ft. Washakie, WY in the Washakie Park area of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The fire was first reported at approximately 1430 on September 6, 2022 with an initial size up of 300 acres. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The local Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fremont County resources and Federal resources responded to the initial attack and managed the fire until the Wyoming Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire on Friday September 9th at 0600.

The fire is being managed under a full suppression strategy, ensuring all actions reflect a commitment to incident personnel safety and public safety.

The Shoshone and Arapaho Fish and Game have issued a road closure for the Washakie Park Road and Sage Creek Road to St. Lawrence located within the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Incident Type
Date of Origin
Tuesday September 06th, 2022 approx. 03:15 PM
10 miles west of Fort Washakie, Wyoming
Incident Commander
Rich Hayner
42.989, -109.138
Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment Date
Monday October 31st, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber, grass, and sage
Significant Events
Minimal, creeping and smoldering.
Planned Actions
Direct and indirect line construction. Starting to cold trail perimeter, where allowable.
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal fire growth due to approaching cold front and precipitation.
Weather Concerns
Expected shower and thunderstorms today through Sunday.
Incident Contact
Washakie Park Fire Information
Email: 2022.washakiepark@firenet.gov
Phone: 3073020075
Hours: M-F, 8-8P, S-S, 8-8P
Fire Unit Information
Wind River Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Fort Washakie, WY, WY 82514
Dispatch Contact
Cody Interagency Dispatch Center | Cody, WY
Phone: 307-578-5740
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2cdc/
Incident Map

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