LOOK: Crater Ridge Fire Burns In Wyoming
The Crater Ridge Fire ignited on July 17 in a remote area in the Bighorn National Forest.
Since then, it has grown to 6,232 acres. Firefighters made substantial progress on the blaze when containment increased from 32% to 52% the weekend of August 28.
According to the federal incident management website, InciWeb, crews have worked to fully suppress the fire since the beginning.
That's thanks to the forest having a large number of dispersed camping and overall recreational use throughout the summer.
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Below are images of firefighting efforts and the fire throughout its lifespan. All images are via InciWeb.
LOOK: Crater Ridge Fire Burning In Wyoming
The Crater Ridge fire ignited in the Bighorn National Forest in mid-July. Since then, it has grown to more than 6,000 acres in size. As of August 30, the fire is 52% contained.