Dayton

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.

UPDATE AUG. 7, 11:50 - Firefighters started backburning Friday on the Sheep Creek fire in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

Lightning has ignited a second wildfire in the Tongue River Canyon in Sheridan County.

Costs for fighting The Sheep Creek fire in the Bighorn Mountains west of Dayton have reached around half a million dollars, and will likely continue to rise each day that firefighters spend at the scene.

UPDATE, AUG. 6, 1:17 p.m. - Fire crews are now battling two fires in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton.

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