Dayton

The Tongue River Canyon Trail, which is popular with local hikers and visitors to the area, has been closed since the Sheep Creek Fire was discovered in the canyon more than a week ago.

Containment of the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton was at 67 percent Sunday night.

Containment of the Sheep Creek Fire west of Dayton was at 67 percent Sunday night.

UPDATE – Containment of the Sheep Creek Fire increased to 57 percent overnight, according to a news release from the U.S. Forest Service this morning.

A wildlife burning in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton for a week, is now 50 percent contained.

UPDATE – The U.S. Forest Service has announced 50 percent containment of the Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton.

As the Sheep Creek wildfire continues to burn in the Big Horn Mountains west of Dayton, the National Weather Service is forecasting a 60 percent chance of rain showers in the area into the evening.

A public meeting has been called for 6 p.m. Sunday on the Sheep Creek Fire in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

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