Teton Interagency Firefighters have responded to another new fire over the weekend – this one about a mile east of Kozy Campground in Hoback Canyon on the Bridger Teton National Forest. The fire is the result of … Continue Reading
Due to the drought conditions being experienced throughout the state this summer, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is appealing to campers not to camp near where wildlife comes to access water. Spokesman Ray Hagaman says while campers typically camp near these sources for aesthetics, they don’t … Continue Reading
Fire crews on the Fontinelle Fire near Big Piney have made more progress on the 64-thousand acre blaze which is now at 80% containment. Forest officials say that their fireline resources continue to patrol and mop-up existing portions of the fire containment line and continue to … Continue Reading
A small fire was touched off yesterday in the Teepee Creek drainage on the Pinedale Ranger District near the Bridger Wilderness. Crews were able to contain the fire and then spent the remainder of the day in efforts to control the little fire. Forest official say it was likely touched off by lightning.
Portions of the Fontenelle Fire on the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Big Piney have been put into patrol status now and fire personnel are beginning to mop-up some of the control lines. However, containment efforts continue on the west flank of the fire as the fire continues its moderated behavior thanks to the … Continue Reading
With the severe drought conditions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands. This includes all Wildlife Habitat Management Areas and Public Access Areas in the Jackson, Pinedale, and Star Valley areas. The restrictions include … Continue Reading
Firefighters say they now have the Fontenelle Fire near Big Piney 68% contained as more humid conditions and afternoon showers continue to moderate the fire behavior. Gas and oil production and helium plant construction resumed yesterday after being idled for more than a week. Fire officials say the fire continues … Continue Reading