The Rosebud County Sheriff's dispatch confirmed reports that Ashland, Montana, was evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to fires near the area. More than 800 people were evacuated to nearby Lame Deer, Colstrip and Broadus.
Scoping Meeting Held for Long Term Water Supply Study
Officials with the Wyoming Water Development Commission and EnTech, Inc, Professional Engineers hosted a public scoping meeting Wednesday to discuss details of an upcoming long term water supply study for the City of Sheridan and SAWS.
Tuesday night, officials with the Ucross Foundation prepared for the worst as the Cato Fire increased in size and appeared to be headed toward the facilities. Ucross Intern Liza Birnbaum says they were ready to evacuate if they had to.
The latest information available on the Cato Fire northeast of Buffalo was released this morning.
The National Interagency Coordination Center's Incident Management Situation Report was released by the National Weather Service's Riverton Office at 5:30am.