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Marten Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Greys River Ranger District
Phone: 307-886-5300

Big Piney Ranger District
Phone: 307-276-5800

Highlighted Activity

10/04/2018 Marten Creek Fire Closure Area Lifted
Marten Creek Fire Closure Area Lifted AFTON, Wyo., October 3, 2018 – Effective immediately, the closure area around the Marten Creek Fire on the Greys River Ranger District has been...
News - 10/04/2018

The Greys River Road (Forest Service Road 10138) is now open with the issuance of a new closure order on September 29, 2018 (Order No. 04-03-592, map).

Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect. Generally, campfires are allowed only in designated campgrounds. For specific information on Stage 1 restrictions, go to Teton Interagency Fire.

The Marten Creek Fire is approximately 13 mile east of Afton, Wyoming. The fire is being managed by a local Type 4 organization.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman
Date of OriginSunday September 16th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Location13 miles east of Afton, WY in the Greys River area near Marten Creek
Incident CommanderGreys River Ranger District
Incident DescriptionFull Suppression
Coordinates42.706 latitude, -110.679 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size6,491 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained98%
Estimated Containment DateMonday November 05th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Primary fuels are brush (2 feet) and timber (litter and understory).

Significant Events

Fire behavior is minimal, with some creeping, backing, and isolated tree torching possible. Smoke maybe visible in area.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Resources will continue to monitor the fire perimeter and ensure heat sources are diminished and monitor Red Creek drainage on North side.

Projected Incident Activity

While interior islands of unburned vegetation may continue to be consumed and isolated tree torching is possible, the potential for the fire to spread is minimal.

Remarks

Closure area has been rescinded. It is the Forest user's responsibility to know the hazards involved with traversing a recently burned area.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Moisture will continue to surge across the fire area. Intensity of showers warrants watching for pockets of heavy precipitation.