Cost of Wyo. wildfire: $108 million
The state is on the hook for $40 million for the fire that consumed about 600,000 acres
By Trevor Brown
The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The fires that scorched about 600,000 acres across the state this year will cost Wyoming more than $40 million.
State Forester Bill Crapser said the entire firefighting cost for the unprecedented season in Wyoming is estimated at $108 million. The state and county share of that amount stands at $42.5 million. The rest is covered by the federal government.
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