Fire forces evacuation of Sinks Canyon campgrounds and Homestead Park cabins

— July 22, 2013

(Press Release) The Forest Service is now evacuating the Homestead Park summer homes as well as all Sinks Canyon campgrounds, which will remain closed until further notice.  This evacuation is due to a fire in close proximity to Homestead Park.

For information about fire conditions on the Shoshone National Forest, contact your local ranger district:

·         Washakie Ranger District – (307) 332-5460

·         Wind River District – (307) 455-2466

·         Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts – (307) 527-6921

Additional information and updates are available on the Shoshone National Forest’s website. http://www.fs.usda.gov/shoshone/ as well as through Twitter (@ShoshoneNF).

Gregory Nickerson

Gregory Nickerson worked as government and policy reporter for WyoFile from 2012-2015. He studied history at the University of Wyoming. Follow Greg on Twitter at @GregNickersonWY and on www.facebook.com/GregoryNickersonWriter/

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