News, Top Stories July 17, 2016

Fire Blocks Highway Near Bondurant

by Jackson Hole. Media
  • 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.

    Visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4865/ for more Information.

Comments 8
  • The fire is burning in think, continuous fire…

    Is the engrish language dead? I understand the desire to be the first to drop a news story, but 30 seconds of grammar and spell checking probably wouldn’t lead to you getting scooped.
    Just say’n.

  • How close is this to Hoback Ranches?

    • 43.239 latitude, -110.491 longitude
      Highway 191/89 remains closed from Daniel Junction, WY to Stinking Springs, which is 5-miles from Hoback junction, WY. This allows residents to return to their subdivision. The fire grew north and east today, moving towards the Granite Creek drainage on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

  • Have they evacuated granite hot springs campground?

  • Guy—- do you have anything better to do? Get out of your parents basement and get a job thats J-O-B!

  • Guy—- Bite me me smug ass– You obviously wanted free news yet bitch about it— you r a horses back side–likely typing that from your mothers basement– Get a life jack wad

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