- Cliff Creek Fire on the Bridger-Teton National Forest Burning Near Bondurant, WyomingBondurant, Wyo., July 18, 2016 – Today, the Cliff Creek fire was discovered on the Bridger-Teton National Forest at 2:30pm. The fire was reported approximately 5-miles north of the town of Bondurant Wyoming.Interagency firefighters are working to suppress the fire. In one hour the Cliff Creek fire grew from 5 acres to 15 acres. Firefighters have closed Highway 89/191 north of Bondurant, Wyoming due to heavy smoke and active fire jumping over the highway.The fire is burning and is torching groups of trees. Group torching is when a stand of trees become engulfed in fire and all burn up at the same time, causing large flames In the treetops.The Bridger-Teton has ordered a Type 1 firefighting crew and a Type 1 helicopter.
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