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Fast-moving fire burning in Sinks Canyon

Jul 22, 2013 - Staff

A fast moving wildfire, estimated by the Shoshone National Forest Service at 1,200 acres as of Tuesday morning, is burning 10 miles southwest of Lander near ...

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A fast moving wildfire, estimated by the Shoshone National Forest Service at 1,200 acres as of Tuesday morning, is burning 10 miles southwest of Lander near Sinks Canyon State Park. Evacuations in the area include Sinks Canyon State Park campgrounds and the Homestead Park subdivision which is near the fire. Evacuations remain in place as of Tuesday morning according to the Shoshone National Forest. The Forest Service is reporting that no damage to structures and that no injuries have been reported as of Tuesday morning at 7:15 a.m. According to Twitter accounts, the Loop Road is open from the South Pass entrance but is closed at the entrance to Worthen Meadows Campground. Detailed coverage in Tuesday's Ranger.

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