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Multiple fires in homes. Photo by Sublette County Unified Fire.
Multiple fires in homes
An accident into an electrical pedestal caused high voltage current to surge into electrical lines resulting in fires in multiple homes in the 400 block of Country Club Lane in Pinedale on Feb. 3, 2016. Photo courtesy Sublette County Unified Fire.

On scene. Photo by Sublette County Unified Fire.
On scene
Country Club Lane area fire Feb. 3, 2016 in Pinedale. Photo courtesy Sublette County Unified Fire.
Country Club Lane Fire
by Sublette County Unified Fire media release
February 4, 2016

PINEDALE, WY - On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at approximately noon, Sublette County Unified Fire was dispatched to a vehicle crash at 435 Country Club Lane. Upon arrival it appeared a vehicle had made contact with an electrical pedestal. The adjacent phone box was smoking. Occupants were complaining of smoke in their residences on the east side of the road. SCUF evacuated all units to ensure safety, and made assessments of structures. While making assessments, a firefighter noticed smoke in a structure on the west side of the road. Multiple units were called to assist in fire suppression efforts. A total of 12 homes were affected. The fire is under investigation at this time.

Five battalions responded with apparatus to the scene, including Pinedale, Boulder, Daniel, Kendall Valley and Big Piney. A total of 27 volunteer firefighters worked together to suppress the fire. No injuries were reported.

Sublette County Unified Fire would like to thank the efforts of Rocky Mountain Power, CenturyLink, Sublette County Emergency Management, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Sublette County Rural Health Care District EMS, and Wyoming Highway Patrol for all of their assistance.

Authority: Shad Cooper, Fire Chief

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