Management team arrives to battle 99-acre forest fire

A fire in the Big Pinnacle Ranger District in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Sandy’s fire was reported Tuesday afternoon and the hectare has grown to 99-acres. Type 3 emergency management team arrives and oversees firefighting operations.

The fire is located six miles west of Bondurant. Smoke can be seen from US-189/191. Damages from Cliff Creek, Highline, Bundrant Creek, Cliff Creek parallel, Snag Creek and Hunter Creek Trails and Cliff Creek FS Road 30565 are closed today for Cliff Creek and Sandy Marshall Creek.

The level of fire is moderate.

Types 2 handicrafts, 1 hothots team, type 1 helicopter and 2 engines are currently operating the fire and additional inputs have been ordered.

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