- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

HYATTVILLE, Wyo. (AP) - Firefighters have put out a wildfire that burned 19 acres of grassland near the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site on the western slope of the Bighorn Mountains.

State parks officials say Monday’s fire was located mostly on U.S. Bureau of Land Management land and burned less than an acre of the state property.

Site Superintendent Brooks Jordan says the fire didn’t threaten any buildings or cultural areas in the park. Investigators are looking into possible causes.

The site features a sandstone cliff with American Indian petroglyphs and pictographs.


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