SHERIDAN, WY— The four-acre Lick Creek Fire, which was ignited July 31st by lightning, was recently called contained.  No visible smoke has been observed for over a week.  The closure order for the fire area, Forest Road 147, and Trail 076 was lifted this week.

The Forest reminds recreationists to be careful with their campfires and make sure they are completely extinguished.  Fire danger on the Bighorn National Forest is moderate and forecasts are calling for hot and dry weather over the weekend.

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