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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Mason Fire Update

**For Release**

Mason Fire Update:

Monday, November 20th – 3:30pm

The Mason Fire is currently 90% contained.  The fire has gone underground into the cottonwood root system. Since the extent of fire spread within the root system is unknown, declaration of full containment may not occur.

Albany County fire resources have secured the perimeter where possible and will continue to monitor the area. Due to the nature of this fire, it is difficult to locate where it has traveled, meaning that smoke and fire could reappear under the right conditions. If smoke is seen in the area, please contact 9-1-1 immediately. 


At this time, the cause of the fire is undetermined and is under investigation.



Mason Fire Update

November 17th 2023 - 11:15am


The fire South of Hwy 230 by Mason Lane and Lewis Rd: There are currently 27 responders on scene. It is 70% contained at this time. 

Please continue to avoid the area and give responders room to work.


We will continue to update as information comes in. 

**For Immediate Release**

Mason Fire Update

November 16th, 2023 – 11:00 am

The fire South of Hwy 230 by Mason Lane and Lewis Rd has burned approximately 100 acres along the Laramie River due to high winds and dry conditions. Albany County fire resources are on scene with 18 personnel and 6 apparatus with additional resources being brought in to assist in the suppression efforts. At this time, it is approximately 50% contained. Please avoid the area and give responders room to work. 

No evacuation orders have been issued at this time.

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