Roosevelt Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: BTF-1823
Fire Start: 2 months ago
Location: 14.1 miles WNW of Merna, WY
Acres: 61,511
Agency: Teton Interagency Dispatch Center (WY-TDC)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 2 hours, 16 mins ago — 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.

Contact

Incident Contact
s 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: 307-231-6402Show additional contacts
Fire Unit Information
Bridger-Teton National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wyoming
Jackson, WY 83001

Basic Information

Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Saturday September 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Location
32 miles south of Jackson, WY
Incident Commander
Mike Greer
Incident Description
Wildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel
45
Size
61,511 Acres
% Contained
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday 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