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Roosevelt Fire

2018 Roosevelt Fire sparks multi-million-dollar claims from homeowners, hunters

———— JACKSON (WNE) –  Thirty households and a pair of hunters have filed tort claims against the Bridger-Teton National Forest, alleging that mismanagement of the 2018 Roosevelt Fire caused them personal harm. A Missoula, Montana, law firm is representing the…

Roosevelt Fire update for October 4, 2018

The Roosevelt Fire which was started and discovered on September 15, 2018 is now being reported at 85-percent containment as of October 4 by the U.S. Forest Service. According to officials the recent rain has aided in the efforts with…

Roosevelt Fire Update for September 27

As of Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Roosevelt Fire has burned 51,864 acres since being detected on September 15. There are currently 1,074 personnel on this incident. The Sublette County Sherriff’s Office has been able to make further assessments to…

Roosevelt Fire update for Wednesday, September 26

The Roosevelt Fire is now over 50,000 acres and is considered 30-percent contained according to the latest information from officials on the site. The fire has burned since being discovered on September 15, 2018 and has claimed at least 25…

Governor Mead briefed on site of Roosevelt Fire in Bondurant.

U.S. Highway 189/191 remained closed overnight due to the Roosevelt Fire, now burining within a quarter-mile of the major highway connecting the Pinedale and Jackson areas of western Wyoming. The fire has burned nearly 50,000 acres in the Bridger-Teton National…

Roosevelt Fire jumps in size, is now top priority fire in nation

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The afternoon flare-up of the costly and damaging Roosevelt Fire repeated Monday, though a shift in the winds pushed the Bondurant-area blaze in a new direction. News of…

WYDOT closing U.S. 189/191 until further notice

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol will be closing US 189/191 today at 10 a.m. to allow for fire prevention operations. The highway will be closed for most of the day.  Crews will re-evaluate conditions this…

Evacuation ordered for Hoback Ranches due to Roosevelt Fire

Several fires are burning in the area and the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has ordered the evacuation of Hoback Ranches due to the Roosevelt fire. The SCSO announced via their Facebook page that the Red Cross is set up…