Natural caused start from lightning strike.

Rock Springs

The Teton Interagency fire helicopter has responded to the Rock Springs area, south of Teton Village and north of Phillips Ridge.  The very small fire is burning on an incredibly steep slope with standing dead trees and has a low spread potential. Fire managers are developing a safe response for the fire and more information will be upcoming shortly. 

7/28 UPDATE: Small fire continues to smolder in dead vegetation, no new growth and very minimal smoke was visible today. 

Pilgrim Creek Fire

Lighting rolling over the Teton area on July 24, is responsible for this new small fire located within the Teton Wilderness. Teton interagency wildfire module will hike into the fire and suppress the .20-acre fire burning in moderate to heavy timber. No additional resources are needed. Smoke may be visible from areas within Grand Teton Park. Fire was contained 7/26.

Mount Nystrom

image of the Mount Nystrom fire burning in small clump of trees surrounded by rocks, small amount of white smoke drifting from fire
Mount Nystrom fire

This fire was reported by members of the public on Sunday evening, July 23. It is located on Mount Nystrom inside the Bridger Wilderness Area of the Pinedale Ranger District.

Elk Meadows

Teton Interagency Fire personnel with engine, E-411 and Boise Smokejumpers are suppressing a 3 acre fire. This fire is located 3.5 miles  south southeast of Hams Fork Campground.

Due to more accurate mapping, the fire is 1 acre in size and additional fire personnel joined and are continuing to improve containment line. 

The Elk Meadow Fire was called out 9/28/2022

Moffat Fire

Smoke from the Moffat Fire was spotted from Helicopter 35HX when responding to a smoke report today which became the Cabin Creek Fire.

The Moffat fire is approximately 1/10 acre and cause is undetemined at this time. Teton Interagency fire personnel, E-411 crew, will hike into the fire and take suppression action, which will involve a containment line around the fire and suppress interior fire, hot spots.


The Moffat Fire was called controlled and out 09/20/2022


Cabin Creek Fire

Helicopter 35HX and E-411 responded to a smoke report west of Meadows Guard Station after receiving a report from the public. The fire is loacated approximately 1.3 miles north of the Cabin Creek Lookout cabin, 1/10 acre in size and cause is undetemined at this time. The helicopter, Teton Interagency Helitack crew are completeing bucket drops on the fire. Fire is smoldering and creeping in grass and light timber with low spread potential. 

A second fire was detected in the Moffat Creek area directly after finding the Cabin Creek Fire.

Corral Creek Fire

The Corral Creek Fire is  near Corral Creek in the Salt River Range, approximately 3 miles south south-east of Mount Fitzpatrick. Two fire fighters have responed and are suppressing this fire which is less than a 1/10 acre fire. 

09/08/2022 Contained

09/09/2022 estimated Conotrolled and Out 

Willow Fork Fire

Helicopter 35HX and Engine 671, responded to a smoke report in the McDougal Pass area on Labor Day, September 5th. Five fire personnel are on scene suppressing the fire at thistime. The Willow Fork Fire is 3/4 of an acre in size and has been contained and cotrolled. This fire is the third fire on the Greys River Ranger District in the last week and are all under investigation.