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Wildfires on the rise amid rash of planned burns gone wrong

Local fire crews were on the move for most of the day Saturday responding to reports of controlled burns that had gotten out of hand, with firefighter response ...

A Dodge Ram pickup that caught fire shortly before noon on the 200 block of East Washington. A witness said the truck was parked when it caught fire and rolled ...

Riverton Police Department dispatchers were recognized this week at a Riverton City Council meeting for their cooperation with the Riverton Volunteer Fire ...

Friday grass fire near highway

Volunteer firefighters were dispatched early Friday afternoon to 3 Little Valley Court for a substantial grass fire which threatened the home of Jason and ...

Local volunteers responded to three vehicle fires in less than 12 hours Thursday to Friday, including one incident of suspected arson.
No injuries were ...

Riverton fire chief Scott Walters is reminding motorists to be careful when driving near emergency response scenes.
During a structure fire Sunday evening, ...

A Fremont County Sheriff's deputy was treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Three dogs died in a structure fire that caused extensive ...

The Riverton Fire Department responded to a fire call at the corner of Valley Circle and East Sunset Drive on Friday. A city employee driving a waste disposal ...

Saved siren

Riverton's longtime alert signal will be moved but preserved

The fire whistle on top of the old Riverton City Hall didn't occupy the thoughts of most ...

Memorial services for longtime Fremont County firefighter and fire district official Clarence "Speed" Hartbank took place Saturday, preceded by a procession of ...

Downtown fire siren to be replaced, moved to new spot

The Riverton Fire Protection District and the City of Riverton have agreed to replace and relocate the warning siren on top of the old City Hall building in ...

Fire officials note concern over unclean chimneys

With the winter weather season well under way, safety officials are reminding residents about the importance of clean chimneys for home safety.
The Riverton ...

Riverton Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this ...

Training headquarters

What volunteer firefighters learn here this weekend will spread statewide

All Wyoming residents will be a little safer a few days from now, thanks to ...

Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this weekend

Hundreds of firefighters and other emergency rescue workers throughout Wyoming and bordering states come to Riverton this weekend for the annual Wyoming ...

Family displaced from home after Christmas Eve fire call

The American Red Cross provided support and temporary lodging Christmas Eve for local a family that was displaced due to an electrical problem at their ...

Fire burns trailer near Riverton; wood stove probable cause

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed part of a trailer home at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. ...

A Fremont County School District No. 25 bus was filled with smoke Friday as part of monthly training held for district bus drivers. Transportation supervisor ...

Fire damages house; no injuries

No one was injured in a structure fire involving a stove pipe at about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on Cliff Drive north of Riverton.
Initial reports indicate the ...

Traffic fatality Saturday was Thermopolis man

A Thermopolis man died Saturday in the fatal crash that closed Wyoming Highway 789 north of Riverton for hours.
Michael J. Porath, 25, of Thermopolis, died at ...

 
 

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