An Evacuation ADVISORY has been issued for the Red Top Meadows subdivision, from the school bus turnaround north and from S Fall Creek Rd east. An Evacuation ADVISORY means that those in the Advisory area should make preparations for potential evacuation. Steps include gathering important insurance paperwork, family photos, and other irreplaceable items and placing them in your vehicle. Other steps include making a plan for livestock or pets, should you need to evacuate. Also during an Evacuation ADVISORY, those with mobility/access issues or special needs may wish to voluntarily evacuate the area.
If the situation warrants, an Evacuation Order will be issued. An Evacuation Order means that public safety officials are asking for people to immediately evacuate the area. THERE IS NO EVACUATION ORDER IN PLACE AT THIS TIME; THERE IS ONLY AN EVACUATION ADVISORY FOR THE AREA OUTLINED ABOVE.
Further information will be provided as it becomes available.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE: There is a wildfire in the Rock Creek area of Munger Mountain, approximately 1/2 mile from the Red Top Meadows subdivision. Park Service, Forest Service, JH Fire/EMS, and Teton County Sheriff’s Office are on scene assessing the situation. Please avoid the area of S. Fall Creek Rd near Red Top Meadows to allow emergency apparatus to access the scene.
Updates will be provided as further information comes in.
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