Wildfire near Wyoming-Colorado border explodes in size, forces new evacuations
ALBANY COUNTY, Wyo. -- A wildfire in southeastern Wyoming reported Sunday afternoon had already grown to 2,300 acres by Monday night, according to officials. The Badger Creek Fire is burning about 2 miles north of the Colorado state line in the Medicine Bow National Forest. A number of new evacuations have been ordered for the area along Highway 10 between Woods Landing and the Colorado border. New communities under evacuation orders include Woods Landing, New Jelm and Jelm.