Mullen Fire sage

The Mullen Fire can be seen burning in sage country in this photo from the beginning of October. The fire is 30% contained as of Tuesday, Oct. 13.

CARBON COUNTY — A chilly and snowy weekend in southeastern Wyoming has helped keep the Mullen Fire at bay.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the fire is at a 30% containment rate and has affected 176,047 acres. More containment came over the weekend after snow on Sunday helped keep the fire from gaining traction.

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