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Roosevelt Fire

Unit Information

Bridger-Teton National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wyoming
Jackson, WY 83001

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Incident Contacts

Big Piney Ranger District
Phone: 307-276-3375

Roosevelt Fire Info
Email: 2018_WYBTF_rooseveltfire@firenet.gov
Phone: 844-692-5334
Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Evacuation Information
Phone: 307-360-7737

Red Cross evacuation shelter
Phone: 307-231-6402

Highlighted Activity

10/05/2018 Roosevelt Fire Update for Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
For current Roosevelt Fire Information visit the Bridger-Teton National Forest Facebook Page or Inciweb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6212/Email: 2018_WYBTF_rooseveltfire@firenet.govRoosevelt...
News - 10/05/2018
Two engine crews from the Bridger-Teton National Forest continued reducing hazards on Oct. 5 in the burned areas along Upper Hoback River Road, felling dead standing trees and removing downed trees from the road.Image options: [ Full Size ]

A local type 4 Incident management team has taken charge of the fire. Mop-up and suppression repair efforts will continue until weather conditions hamper efforts. Significant snowfall is forecast for the area. Approximately 30 firefighters with six engines are assigned to the fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman
Date of OriginSaturday September 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Location32 miles south of Jackson, WY
Incident CommanderMike Greer
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates43.041 latitude, -110.587 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel45
Size61,511 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday October 10th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass and understory), brush, grass and sage (up to 2 feet)

Significant Events

Local Type 4 Incident Commander took over management of the fire.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Northern part of the fire will continue with patrol and monitoring as needed. Back haul all unnecessary equipment and support suppression repair as needed.

South end of the fire will continue with patrol and monitoring as needed. Back haul all unnecessary equipment and support Suppression Repair as requested.

Projected Incident Activity

No growth potential. Cooler temperatures, higher relative humidity and precipitation is expected over the fire area. No fire spread or growth are expected.

Remarks

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Rain and snow forecasted along with a drop in temperature.