This fire was discovered Aug. 2, on the Pinedale Ranger District in the Packer Creek area. It is burning in heavy timber and dead and down trees on the ridge between N. Beaver drainage and Little Twin Creek drainage, 28 miles north of Pinedale, WY.
|Date of Origin||Friday August 02nd, 2013 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||28 miles north of Pinedale, WY|
Heavy down and dead timber, mostly lodgepole pine and subalpine fir with a dangerous component of numerous snags and hazard trees.
No visible smoke. Fire received rain over past several days.
No closures are currently in effect however the public is urged to use caution when traveling in or near the fire as hazards exist. Watch for falling snags and be aware of weather and wind conditions at all times.
Local resources continue to check fire status.
The Packer Creek fire is now in patrol and monitor status. Last report unless significant activity occurs.