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Crater Ridge Fire May Have Been Lightning Caused

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Fire officials on the Bighorn National Forest are battling a 200-plus acre fire in the far northwestern portion of the Medicine Wheel Ranger District. 

The fire is suspected to be lightning caused and is burning in heavy timber in a remote, rugged area. 

Local resources responded July 17th, and a Type 2 team has been ordered and will be on site the evening of July 18th. 

Campers are being evacuated and an area closure is in effect July 18th at 11:00am.

For your and firefighter safety, please do not enter the area closure or any of the restricted roads and trails.



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