Tom Morton, Townsquare Media


UPDATE: The grass fire north of Casper was ultimately smaller than originally estimated, covering around 30 acres. It is almost contained, and the delays on interstate 25 southbound near milepost 203 have ended.


A grass fire broke out north of Casper on Saturday afternoon.

Lt. Stewart Anderson of the Natrona County Emergency Management District said units were just arriving at the scene at 3:30 Saturday afternoon.

The fire is located near Interstate 25 near Bar Nunn.

The fire is spread over roughly 70 acres, and crews are working to contain it.