Small fire burning on an east facing slope in the Pickle Pass area, adjacent to the Willow Creek. Fire cause is undetermined, looking at lightning maps, considering the heavy rain fall several days prior to the start, the cause may be a left-over warming fire.
The fire was declared out on July 15.
The fire was reported Wednesday, July 13, 2022 on the Pinedale Ranger District around 4:00pm. It is 1/4 acre and located near Muddy Ridge Road southeast of Boulder, WY. Crews were successful getting a hand line around the fire. They have begun mop up operations. A squad of firefighters and a type three helicopter remain and are suppressing the fire. The cause is under investigation. There are no trail or road closures in effect for this fire. It is burning in timber and fire danger for the area remains at ‘High'.
8/11 Update - The fire was thoroughly checked last week and declared out. The closure order has been lifted.
7/18 Update - The fire is now 100% contained. A type 5 IC has been assigned and will be checking the fire regularly for any heat.
This fire was discovered in the Upper Green/Moose Gypsum area of the Pinedale Ranger District Friday evening. Forest and County resources initially responded and two helitack were dropped off by helicopter 6HE to suppress the tenth acre fire. Cause has not yet been determined but is under investigation.
This half acre fire borders the Caribou Targhee National Forest and is located up the Mosquito Creek Drainage on the Jackson Ranger District. Interagency helicopter 35 HX has delivered 2 firefighters and will bring another 3 in to help fully suppress this fire burning in a mixture of shrub and timber. A small column of smoke might be visible from the valley floor and for those commuting over Teton Pass to and from Jackson.
Resources responded to this smoke reported in the Upper Green north of Flying A on Sunday afternoon. A Type 3 helicopter, Engine 421, and a squad from the Teton Crew off the Soda Lake fire are currently working on the fire. Fire has been contained as of Monday morning.
The #SodaLakeFire, three miles west of the national forest boundary near South Cottonwood Creek on the Big Piney Ranger District, was spotted July 27. The fire is under a full-suppression strategy.
Shale Creek Fire was called controlled on August 4th and is in monitor status.
Shale Creek Fire was called out on September 10th.
Firefighters under Wyoming Type 3 Team 2 have been successful in limiting the footprint of the Shale Creek Fire ahead of forecast monsoon rainfall. A Bridger-Teton National Forest Type 4 Team will assume command on Wednesday, July 28... July 27th Final Update
E-631 from Greys River Ranger District responded to the West Fork Fire after helping support the Tuffield Fire that started the previous day. This fire is 1/10 of an acre and has been contained and controlled the same day.