Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
11 mins, 1 sec ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 4:12 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-WYWRA-000353
Dispatch Notes
Iqcs#: 629853
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Indian Affairs — Wind River Agency

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Washakie Park Fire

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.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Undetermined
Date of Origin
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 3:15 PM MDT
Location
10 miles west of Fort Washakie, Wyoming
Incident Commander
Rich Hayner
Coordinates
42.989, -109.138

Current Situation

Total Personnel
179
Size (Acres)
2,464
Containment
70%
Estimated Containment
Monday, October 31, 2022 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved
Timber, grass, and sage
Significant Events
Minimal, creeping and smoldering.

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Expected shower and thunderstorms today through Sunday.

Fire Incident Contact

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
Wyoming
Fort Washakie, WY, WY 82514

Dispatch Center Contact

Cody Interagency Dispatch Center (WY-CDC)

Cody, WY

307-578-5740

https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2cdc/