The third fire in a 24 hour period believed to be human caused as no lightning has been recorded in the area for several weeks. The Dog Fire is located on a west facing aspect just below the ridgeline in the Dog Creek drainage. A fire ring has been located within the fires perimeter. The fire is spotting in grass, brush and timber fuel models the incident commander has requested 6 firefighters to help with the suppression strategy. The Bridger Teton National Forest is under Stage 1 fire restrictions. If you are recreating within the Teton or Gros Ventre Wilderness areas, fires are allowed and only in these wilderness areas!
Follow this link to learn how to build a fire safely and responsibly this fall in those areas where fires are legal. Randy Newburg shares Fire Prevention Tips for Hunters and Forest Visitors.