The Natrona County Weed and Pest (NCWP) will be implementing a cost-share program for landowners and residents affected by the Station Fire
In order to assist landowners and residents in the control and spread of noxious weeds within the Station Fire burn area, NCWP has implemented a cost share/reimbursement program for the following retail items at 75/25 percent rate. The NCWP will reimburse 75% of the cost after the landowner or resident purchases the following items:
- Silt Fence
- Anchoring stakes and/or staples
- Straw mat
- Weed Barrier
- Straw tubes
- Other supplies as listed on the voucher, by an NCWP employee
the flier for more information
Clean-Up Recovery Continues
Natrona County Emergency Management would like the citizens affected by the Station Fire in the Cole Creek area to know that efforts continue for clean-up and assisting in recovery.
Debris containers for the property owners' use will be available, but in a limited number. City of Casper Landfill disposal vouchers are also available.
Please call the Emergency Management Office at (307) 235-9205 to make a request for the containers and/or request vouchers for the City of Casper Landfill.
Download the full media release for more information.
Post Fire Landscape Recovery Seminar
A post fire landscape recovery seminar will be held November 20th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the ARLC Facility, 2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Land Management experts will be on hand to make brief presentations and
answer landowner questions about available information, programs and
resources for wildfire recovery.
Pre-register by November 18th at 5:00 pm by calling (307) 235-9400. Registration is free!
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Pet and Livestock Concerns
There have been many concerns relating to the animals affected by the Station Fire. This information will assist animal owners. Download information sheet here.
Assistance and Donations
- If you locate stray household pets, contact Metro Animal Control at (307) 235-8398.
- If you locate stray livestock, contact Natrona County Sheriff's Office at (307) 235-9282 and/or Wyoming Brand Inspectors at (307) 777-7515.
- If you discover deceased household pets:
- Owners may dispose of deceased animals properly.
- If you are NOT the owner, please contact Metro Animal Control.
- If you need assistance, or further information relating to the proper disposal of deceased pets, contract Metro Animal Control.
- If you discover deceased livestock:
- Owners of livestock please contact the Natrona County Sheriff's Office, as well as the Wyoming Brand Inspector before proper disposal of deceased animals.
- If you are NOT the owner, contact the Natrona County Sheriff's Office as well as the Wyoming Brand Inspector.
- If you need assistance, or further information relating to proper livestock disposal, contact John Wienke with the Natrona County Sheriff's Office.
Any donations should be taken to:
Red Cross Office
318 W B Street
Ph: (307) 237-8436
Anyone affected by the fire should contact the Red Cross for assistance.
10/14/15 - 12:00 pm
10/14/15 - 7:00 am
- The evacuation order for the Cole Creek area was lifted at 5:00
pm on Tuesday, 10/13/15 to allow residence to return to their homes.
Approximately 1,300 people reside in the area that fell under the
- 562 homes were in the evacuation area with 192 of those homes
directly threatened by the fire. Of those 192 homes, 13 were lost in the
- Fire fighters remained on the scene throughout the night and will continue to work on the areas of the fire through the day.
- Residence are being asked to be mindful of the fire fighters and use caution when driving in the area.
- In total 10,116 acres were burned in the fire.
- As of 7:00 pm on 10/13/15 the fire was at 50% containment.