Washakie Wilderness http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Needle Creek cabins remain unprotected as Hardluck Fire grows http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/needle-creek-cabins-remain-unprotected-hardluck-fire-grows <p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:21:39 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 45780 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Needle Creek cabins remain unprotected as Hardluck Fire grows Fire forces evacuation of homes, campsites near Lander http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fire-forces-evacuation-homes-campsites-near-lander <p>A wildfire is threatening some summer homes and campgrounds southwest of Lander.</p><p></p><p>The homes in Homestead Park and campers in Sinks Canyon were evacuated today as the Fairfield Fire spread in hot and windy conditions in grass and sagebrush. Forest Service spokeswoman Kristie Salzman said about 50 structures were threatened but it's not clear how many of them are homes and how many were occupied.</p><p>The area is a very popular spot in the summer, attracting rock climbers, mountain bikers and hikers.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:12:05 +0000 The Associated Press 44151 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fire forces evacuation of homes, campsites near Lander