Top Stories July 20, 2016

Fire Closure Issued In Bighorn Forest

by Jackson Hole. Media

An area closure is in place around the Arden Fire near Shell Reservoir. This closure is to provide public health and safety and ensure safe and effective firefighting capability.

The Arden Fire was spotted yesterday and is burning in heavy timber. So far the fire has torched 120 acres and is one of several blazes being fought around the state.

Air and ground crews are responding and the cause of the fire is unknown.

This map shows the boundary of the area closure.

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