UPDATE: Sheep Herder Hill Fire
Sheep Herder Hill Fire Latest (updated 4:46 p.m.):
-at least 10,000 acres have burned and counting.
-at least 6 structures destroyed.
-Mandatory evacuations ordered for areas south of Hat 6 Road, by Casper Mountain and for areas on the mountain past Bear Trap.
-Authorities are also asking people Living on the face of Casper Mountain from the Old Jackson Burn Area East to Hat 6 Road to be ready to Evacuate at a moment's notice.
-Pets are also being evacuated and displaced. If you can house animals or donate animal supplies or money, you are being asked to call:
Lisa Craft at 307-265-0387 or 307-262-1415
Donations of supplies are being asked to be dropped off at 3711 W. 46th Street in the Wolf Creek area.
-The Red Cross is currently working on a shelter location for evacuees
-Casper Fire Department is asking people to NOT pull over on the side of Wyoming Blvd or drive up the mountain because it interferes with firefighting efforts.
-Authorities are also asking resident NOT to call 911 for fire information, as this can slow their system.
-The Red Cross is asking for donations and any help you can give.
You are being asked to call the Red Cross at 307-237-8436.
-The Casper Fire Department has set up a donation drop off point at Fire Station #3.
2140 East 12th Street
Only water and drinking fluid is being accepted at that locations.
-Cash donations need to be made to the American Red Cross at 307-262-1303, or to the Salvation Army at 307-234-1368