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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 ...

Injured fireman continues improvement

Two months after suffering second-degree burns covering 38 percent of his body, Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank ...

Riverton firefighters responded just before 10 a.m. Oct. 20 to a two-vehicle, head-on collision in the 1700 block of North Smith Road.
Riverton Volunteer Fire ...

The Wyoming Fire Academy has played a role in Fremont County for 30 years, providing training opportunities for local firefighters as well as emergency ...

Sunday blaze destroys Arthur home; fire an 'all-nighter'

A local family is requesting financial support from the community after a fire destroyed the family home this week south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

 
 

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