|This lightning caused fire was discovered October 3 burning in the Char Creek drainage just southwest of Lookout Peak on the Big Piney Ranger District. The 1/10 acre fire was managed for multiple resource benefits and declared out 10/31.
|South Horse Fire
|This fire in South Horse Creek drainage southeast of Prospect Peak on the Big Piney Ranger District was discovered September 29.The human caused fire burned 177 acres, and is currently under investigation.
|This fire was discovered September 27, on Tosi Peak North of the town of Bondurant on the Big Piney Ranger District at approximately 1/4 acre in size. The fire was managed for resource benefit and declared out 10/31.
|Located in the Mosquito Creek drainage of the Jackson Ranger district, this human caused fire was suppressed and called out on 9/28. Investigations revealed that the fire was started from a smoker cutting firewood the day before detection. The fire smoldered over night and as the morning sun warmed the slope, smoke and flames became visible from the roadside. During these warm days and cool nights, light fuels such as grasses are drying out and becoming very receptive to ignitions. Had this fire not been visible from the road, the fire size could have been much larger and a threat to the homes in that area. Please remember to use caution while gathering firewood, building campfires and smoking on public lands.
|Located on the Grey's River Ranger District near the Box Y Ranch, the Meadows Fire is burning in a stand of lodgepole and mixed conifer. Currently 3 acres in size this fire is being suppressed. The fire was contained 9/30 at 6:00 pm, controlled 10/1 at 4:00 pm, and out 10/2 at 2:30 pm. The cause for the Meadows Fire has been determined to be lightning.
|The Deer Creek Fire was reported Friday, September 23.
This human-caused fire emphasized the need for the Upper Palmer Prescribed Fire, which is part of a Hoback Junction Fuels Reduction project to reduce risk to homeowners and property, reduce future fire potential intensities during unplanned fire events, and increase safety for fire suppression crews. Fire was called out on Sunday the 25th.
|The Aspen Creek Fire, discovered September 20 was ignited by lighting. The fire is located 32 miles southeast of Pinedale, Wyoming on Muddy Ridge. It burned 80 acres in heavy dead and down bug killed timber. This fire was managed to allow fire to play its natural role in the ecosystem and was declared out 11/4.
|Teton Interagency Fire crews responded to a lightning-caused fire Monday afternoon, Sept. 19. The Spalding Fire, which was spotted by helicopter, is south of Jackson Lake, east of Spalding Bay, on the north side of Teton Park Road. Smoke may be visible from several places in the park, in particular the Jackson Lake Overlook on Signal Mountain. Park managers decided to suppress the fire due to its potential threat to the Signal Mountain developed area. The fire was called contained and controlled on Sept. 20, and declared out on Oct. 5.
|Gray Hills Fire
|A lightning storm on September 4th started this fire on the north side of the Gros Ventre River in the Gray Hills area on the Jackson Ranger District. Fire was called out on November 10th.Total acres to date are 2,468.
|Teton Interagency fire engine 341 hiked into this fire on 9/7 and sized the fire up as 1/4 of an acre, burning in mixed conifer on the north ridge of Jackson Peak within the Gros Ventre Wilderness. Cause was determined to be a lightning strike from a couple of weeks ago. Light fuels and shade cover over the fire as enable the fire to smolder and creep for the last two weeks. Two local hikers in the area discovered the fire. The fire was out 9/8.
|This fire was discovered late on September 5 near Lake of the Woods on the Pinedale Ranger District. Crewmembers from Engine 671 and Teton Interagency Helitack began intial attack efforts to suppress the fire Tuesday, 9/6. Cause has been determined to be lightning. Fire was contained at 11:57 am 9/7, and controlled at 8:02 am 9/8, and out at 10:18 am 9/8.
|Teton Science Fire
|This Teton County Fire on Coyote Ridge above the Teton Science Schools north of Jackson burned approximately 60 acres in light fuels, sage and grass. Multiple interagency resources responded to the fire which was called out 9/2. Fire was caused by a powerline, possibly the failure of a lightning arrester.
|This fire is located approximately 1/2 mile east of Visser Peak on the Greys River Ranger District. Two Teton Interagency Helitack crewmembers suppressed the 1/10 acre fire which was called out at 1:30 pm 9/2.
|Elk Refuge Fire
|This fire located on the National Elk Refuge north of Jackson, WY, was discovered August 31 at 1/10 acre. A 10-person fire crew and two engines from Teton Interagency Fire responded to suppress the fire which was declared out at 5:00 pm 8/31.
|This fire was detected Wednesday afternoon, August 31 at 1/10 acre. It is located approximately 1 mile southeast of Wolf Mountain on the Jackson Ranger District burning in light timber. The fire was contained at 9:09 am, controlled at 1:00 pm, and out at 3:00 pm 9/1.
|Butler Creek Fire
|This fire, discovered Wednesday, August 31 on the Jackson Ranger District, is 1/4 acre and burning in heavy timber. The fire was contained at 5:38 pm, controlled at 7:51 pm 8/31 and out 1:11 pm 9/2.
|Leeks Canyon Fire
|A passing storm on August 30 ignited a 1/4 acre fire on the south ridgeline of Snow King Mountain at the the head of Leeks Canyon. Wildland fire engine 41 from Jackson responded to suppress the fire with support from the Teton Interagency Helicopter. The fire was contained at 6:13 pm 8/31 and controlled at 9:33 am and out at 12:58 am 9/1.
|Sheep Creek Fire
|Teton Interagency Fire Engine 3 sized the fire up along the Sheep Creek road in the Curtis Canyon area as a single lightning strike tree on August 28. Due to current fire activity elsewhere in the area and the location of this fire, full suppression was taken and the fire was called out early Sunday evening 8/28.
|The Soda Fire was approximately one mile north of the Nowlin Fire on the Buffalo Ranger District and a result from the same lightning storm. Final acres 10. Fire was called out on November 3rd.
This fire was located within the Teton Wilderness in Nowlin Meadows on the Buffalo Ranger District. Fire managers determined this fire a good fire to manage for multiple resource objectives. Final acres 4422.
|This lightning caused fire on the Big Piney Ranger District was discovered August 27. Crews from the Garden Valley Helitack off the Boise National Forest as well as Teton Interagency Fire personnel took full suppression actions upon initial attack and the fire was declared out 8/30.
|One of many small lightning caused fires from the passing storm on Saturday, Aug. 27. This fire is burning in a single tree 1,000 feet below the summit ridge of Rockchuck Peak, between Leigh Lake and Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park. It is burning in a conifer stand, but is surrounded by sparse vegetation and rocky, steep terrain. The fire was declared out on Sept. 12.
|Burned Ridge Fire
|The Burned Ridge Fire is located within Grand Teton National Park, southeast of Jackson Lake, on Burned Ridge. It was ignited by lightning during a storm that passed through the area on the afternoon of Aug. 27. Crews found no heat in the burned area on Aug. 29, and declared the fire out.
|The Preserve Fire was detected in the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve within Grand Teton National Park near the Moose-Wilson Road. Wildland Fire Engine 3, stationed in Moose, suppressed the 1/10 acre fire. The fire has been determined to be caused by lightning. Firefighters called the fire out early on the afternoon of Aug. 26.
|The lightning caused fire located in the Grey's River Ranger District, was detected on Thursday, August 25 at 1/10 acre. Suppression actions were taken and the fire was declared out on Friday, 8/26.
|The Vail Fire is located on the Greys River Ranger District approximately 22 miles southeast of Alpine, WY. On October 18th, this fire was declared out at 103 acres.
|West Rim Fire
|This lightning caused fire was 1/10 acre located just off the Hoback Rim on the Big Piney Ranger District. Crew members from Engine 71 suppressed the fire and called it out on 8/25.
|Dog Creek Fire
|The Dog Creek Fire was detected on 8/22 by a passing airtanker. The lightning caused fire is located on the Jackson Ranger District within the Palisades Wilderness Study Area. Four Teton Interagency Agency helitack crew members worked the fire and called it out on 8/24.
|Red Rock Fire
|The lightning caused Red Rock Fire was discovered mid afternoon on August 20th. The fire burned in the Gros Ventre Wilderness approximately six miles southeast of Lower Slide Lake, south of the Gros Ventre Road, and between the areas of Crystal Creek and the Goosewing drainage.Fire was called out on November 10th. Final acres totaled 1,959
|Tent Cabin Fire
|Teton Interagency firefighters put out a 1/10 acre fire near Colter Bay Tent Village in Grand Teton National Park on Aug. 16. The fire was suppressed because of its location within a developed area. The cause of the fire is unknown, though lighting was observed in the area the prior day.
|Cow Lake Fire
|Teton Interagency firefighters put out a 1/10th acre fire near Cow Lake in Grand Teton National Park on Aug. 7. Fire managers decided to suppress the lightning-ignited fire because it was burning just south of Signal Mountain, and near telecommunications equipment and lodging facilities.
|This lightning caused fire on the Jackson Ranger District was discovered July 13 and declared out the same day 7/13 at 1/10 acre.
|Fire Box Creek
|This lightning caused fire on the Greys River Ranger District was discovered July 7 and declared out on 7/11 at 1/10 acre.
|This fire was started in Grand Teton National Park when a tree fell on a power line. The fire was suppressed at less than 1/10th of an acre and called out on 6/29.
|This human caused fire was discovered May 5 on the Pinedale Ranger District and called out that evening 5/5. The cause of the 5 acre fire is currently under investigation.