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(PHOTOS) Cheyenne in Sepia: Mullen Wildfire smoke descends on city

The Capitol Building in Cheyenne Wyoming surrounded by smoke from the Mullen Wildfire (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – An eerie thick haze fell upon Cheyenne on Saturday, September 26th as smoke from the Mullen wildfire blanketed the Capital City.

Downtown Cheyenne obscured by wildfire smoke from the Mullen Fire. The Historic Depot can barely be seen in the background. (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)

According to the latest update from fire officials, the Mullen wildfire has grown to 35,810 acres and remains only 2 % contained.

Smoke from the Mullen Wildfire envelops the grounds of Frontier Park (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)

Earlier today the Albany County Sheriff’s Office added Woods Landing and Fox Creek road to a list of areas now under mandatory evacuation due to the Mullen Fire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest.

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Yellowstone Blvd in Cheyenne (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)

The National Weather Service has issued an Air Quality alert for residents of Laramie County that will remain in effect until noon on Sunday.

The National Weather Service in collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division and the Wyoming Department of Health, says smoke from the Cameron Peak and Mullen fires may cause health effects to sensitive groups.

Image taken of I-25 as wildfire smoke from the Mullen fire descends on Cheyenne. (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)
Aircraft known as Super Scoopers and Cheyenne Regional Airport used to collect water from the lake to help with the Mullen Fire suppression efforts. (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)
Smoke from the Mullen wildfire surrounding St. Mary’s Catherdral in downtown Cheyenne Wyoming. (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)
An image of 8th Avenue in Cheyenne Wyoming as smoke from the Mullen Wildfire blankets the city. (John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)
(John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)
(John Roedel, Cap City News September 26th, 2020)