BLM warns hunters about fire south of Rawlins

Rawlins, Wyo. – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is warning hunters about a wildfire on state land outside Rawlins.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. Thursday and grew to 250 acres. The fire is northwest of McCarty Canyon Road south of Rawlins.

Nearly a dozen parachuting firefighters are on the scene and heavy tanker planes that can drop fire retardant are on the way.

The BLM is asking people to contact anyone they know who's in that area and let them know about the fire. The cause of the fire is being investigated.