CHEYENNE, Wyo. – An eerie thick haze fell upon Cheyenne on Saturday, September 26th as smoke from the Mullen wildfire blanketed the Capital City.
According to the latest update from fire officials, the Mullen wildfire has grown to 35,810 acres and remains only 2 % contained.
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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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.