Fire burning in timber in Cliff Creek drainage
Bondurant, Wyo., June 30, 2022— The Sandy Fire is burning on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The fire was reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday June 28, 2022. The fire is 64-acres in size and has spotted over Snag Creek. A Type 3 incident management team has been ordered. A Type 3 incident management team is mobilized to provide command and control and assist the Forest by managing the fire suppression operations.
The fire is approximately 6-miles west of Bondurant, Wyoming and smoke may be visible from US-189/191. There are no road or trail closures associated with this fire, although visitors in the area of Sandy Marshall Creek, especially near Forest Service Trailhead 139 should use caution. The fire danger rating is at Moderate for the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
There is a crew of 20 firefighters working on this fire along with a helicopter and two engines. Additional resources have been ordered. For information on the Sandy Fire, contact the Big Piney Ranger District at 307-276-5800 or visit www.Tetonfires.com .