UPDATE-5:30 PM MONDAY: “Fish Wildfire” has progressed eastward, structure protection underway

The latest update on the Fish Wildfire puts the acreage at 527 acres officially at noon Monday, but weather conditions and steep, rugged terrain is making fighting the fire difficult

SUNDANCE, W.Y.- Fire crews are still actively fighting the Fish Wildfire 7 miles southeast of Sundance on Iron Mountain. The fire started on private land, is 0% contained, and human caused.

Evacuations are occurring in residences south of Canyon Springs Road to the south end of the fire and east of Wyoming Highway 585. The fire is now threatening the Canyon Springs subdivision.

Fire crews are actively engaged in structure protection around residences.

An area closure remains in place south of Clark Road to Reynolds Road, south to Moskee and west to Wyoming highway 585. Officials urge the public to stay away from the area.

A type 3 team from the state of Wyoming Division of Forestry will arrive at 6 PM tonight for briefing.

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