Swinging Bridge Fire Evacuations Through Noon Monday

A wildfire that broke out Sunday evening forced residents in several subdivisions to evacuate their homes. The blaze, dubbed the Swinging Bridge Fire, prompted an immediate evacuation order at 5:50 PM for Henry’s Road, Squaw Creek, Porcupine Creek, and Game Creek neighborhoods. That order remains in effect until at least noon on Monday. Officials in Teton County use a “Ready-Set-Go” format to announce evacuations but due to the rapid onset of the fire, authorities immediately gave the GO order. A staging area for evacuees was set up at the Munger Mountain Elementary School parking lot where the Red Cross is … Continue reading Swinging Bridge Fire Evacuations Through Noon Monday