- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

CODY, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming official says two juveniles playing with fire sparked a blaze on Cedar Mountain that burned 145 acres over the weekend.

Park County Fire Marshal Russ Wenke told the Powell Tribune Tuesday (https://bit.ly/1EB0nst ) he would not release additional information because the investigation involves juveniles.

The fire was reported at 1:17 p.m. Saturday. It damaged only one power pole and some power lines but at one point it threatened two homes and the Shoshone Water Treatment Plant. It also threatened communication towers used by law enforcement, cellphone companies, and radio stations.

The wildfire was contained by Saturday night, and crews were dousing hotspots Sunday.


Information from: Powell (Wyo.) Tribune, https://www.powelltribune.com

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