Wyoming wildfire destroys over 40 homes; highway closed

  • A resident looks over a fire perimeter map during a public informational meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Bondurant School in Bondurant, Wyo. (Ryan Dorgan/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP)

  • Marilyn Bracken, a 40-year resident of Bondurant, Wyo., joins neighbors in thanking fire crews for their work, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, during an informational meeting at Bondurant School. About 50 people attended the meeting as the Roosevelt Fire, discovered Sept. 15 in the rugged terrain southwest of the northwestern Wyoming town of 100, grew to nearly 50,000 acres. (Ryan Dorgan/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP)

  • Heavy aircraft drops fire retardant near the Rim Station, a convenience store and RV park between Bondurant and Daniel, Wyo., on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, during efforts to keep the Roosevelt Fire at bay. The area was evacuated Sunday as the fire approached. (Ryan Dorgan/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A wildfire in Wyoming has destroyed over 40 homes, and firefighters have closed a highway while they set their own fires to try to stop the main fire’s spread.

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