What is Mop-Up
Mop up is when fire fighters extinguish or remove burning material near the control lines. Snags or trees may need to be taken down because of fire inside their trunk. Logs may need to be trenched...
What is a Masticator.
Masticators are a rotary drum equipped with steel chipper tools (“teeth”) that shreds vegetation and spreads it over a wider area than a chipper. They are a fuel reduction and site preparation...
The attached link shows the Hunting Unit/Area Closures for the Roosevelt and Marten Fire areas. We hope this helps with your hunting efforts. See attached link in related
Fire Fighting efforts from the Sky.
A fire's Air Operations is extremely complex. Coordination of different types of helicopters, air tankers and air attack becomes a safety dance. Each air craft will fly at different elevations,...
Reduced Fire Closure Area for Roosevelt Fire
The Bridger-Teton National Forest has reduced the Forest Closure Area for the Roosevelt Fire. Closed areas remain within the Roosevelt Fire Area. Please see "Roosevelt Fire Forest Closure Map Sept...
Evacuation Downgraded in Zone 10
The Sublette County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Roosevelt Fire Incident team has evaluated the "GO" and "SET" areas. Zone 10, the Flying A Ranch to Twin Creek area, has been downgraded...
Evacuation levels modified for zones 1 & 2
At 9am this morning, The Sublette County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Roosevelt Fire Incident team have evaluated the "GO" and "SET" areas. We have changed zone 1 and 2 Upper Hoback,...