LIVE STREAM: Officials to update status of Hayden Pass Fire
FREMONT COUNTY -
Officials are planning on updating their progress in the battle against the Hayden Pass Fire. A news conference is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. We are live streaming the news conference here. The fire is burning approximately 12,000 acres and moving towards Coaldale.
As of Tuesday morning, Fremont County Officials say anyone on County Road 6 south of County Road 45 must evacuate, along with people in the Coaldale area near County Road 6 and the Fox Creek subdivision.
The fire was caused by a lightning strike Friday, according to the Forest Service, and grew exponentially to about 5,104 acres by Sunday afternoon.