Evacuees being allowed back home near Pinedale
Updates on other Wyo. fires below
Residents evacuated by a 400-acre fire burning west of Pinedale are being allowed back home.
Fire managers said residents can return Thursday starting at 8 p.m. The Chall Creek Fire, which started Sunday, is 30 percent contained.
The fire had threatened 13 homes but no buildings have been lost. The cause isn't known.
Meanwhile the fight against a wildfire that once posed a threat to the town of Jackson is ramping down. The 3,400-acre Horsethief Canyon Fire is 84 percent contained. Full containment isn't expected until next week.
In northern Wyoming, the 8,050-acre Gilead Fire near Buffalo is 42 percent contained. It was started by lightning in the Bighorn National Forest on Aug. 14.
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