This fire was reported late afternoon on Friday by a forest visitor camping along the Cliff Creek Road. Helicopter Three Eight Hotel X-Ray launched out of Pinedale and delivered two firefighters to the vicinity and picked up an additional two from East Zone Engine Six Seven One.
This fire is located west of the Cliff Creek drainage north of Kerr Creek. Firefighters from Teton Interagency Helitack and East Zone engines were flown in to the fire Tuesday evening to begin suppression efforts.
The Wolf Fire does have a fire ring located within the center of the fire. This seems to be a spot visited year after year. Fire managers are looking for help in regards to any information on the fire. The fire is likely a hold over from someone in the area on Saturday during the cold and wet weather.
Fire managers would also like to extend a thank you to those individuals who reported the fire through dispatch. This early detection helps with a speedy management response.
Lightning caused fire, burning south of Bryan Flats on Beaver Mountain on the Jackson Ranger District. The fire is still quite small, burning in a single tree, brush and grassy fuels. Two interagency helitackers are suppressing the fire and hope to return to the helibase after putting out the fire completely later today 9/11.
Lightning the afternoon of August 24th started the Skull Creek Meadows Fire, located northeast of Mount Leidy. The fire was located and sized up early evening by the Teton Interagency helicopter. Five Firefighters from the Teton Interagency Fire Module will staff the fire early Tuesday morning.
The Cow Creek fire was reported to Teton Interagency Dispatch on Thursday, August 6. The fire is 8 acres and is believed to be a "holdover" from lightning several days earlier. As of today, August 10, there are 16 smokejumpers and one helicopter assigned to the fire.