Marten Creek Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: BTF-1825
Fire Start: 2 months ago
Location: 13.4 miles E of Osmond, WY
Acres: 6,491
Agency: Teton Interagency Dispatch Center (WY-TDC)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 4 hours ago — 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.

Contact

Incident Contact
s Greys River Ranger District
Phone: 307-886-5300 Big Piney Ranger District
Phone: 307-276-5800Show additional contacts
Fire Unit Information
Bridger-Teton National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wyoming
Jackson, WY 83001

Basic Information

Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Sunday September 16th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Location
13 miles east of Afton, WY in the Greys River area near Marten Creek
Incident Commander
Greys River Ranger District
Incident Description
Full Suppression

Current Situation

Total Personnel
5
Size
6,491 Acres
% Contained
98%
Estimated Containment Date
Monday 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Closure area has been rescinded.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.