WOODS LANDING — Firefighters contained a wildfire Sunday that burned 1,200 acres and started making plans to demobilize.
"We're pretty much winding down on this," said fire information officer Pamella Wilson.
Firefighters hope to return management of the fire to local authorities on Tuesday, Wilson said.
The Isabelle Fire began June 18 with a lightning strike.
About 330 people had worked the fire over the weekend. Most were to begin leaving Monday and Tuesday, Wilson said.
Through Sunday, it cost an estimated $1.2 million to fight the fire.
Meantime, a lightning started fire that has burned 110 acres in the Washakie Wilderness of the Shoshone National Forest is being closely monitored but allowed to burn for now.
The fire 30 miles west of Meeteetse is burning in rough terrain where many trees had been killed by beetles in recent years.
There are 27 firefighters monitoring the fire and working to protect a cabin.