Fact Sheet 9/23/2012
Incident: Chall Creek Wildfire
Summary The Chall Creek fire began Sunday September 16, 2012 around 2:00 pm approximately 30 miles west of Pinedale, Wyoming. The cause is currently under investigation.
This fire is under full suppression by the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Size: 687 acres
Objectives: Public and firefighter safety, keeping the fire confined between Thunder Road and North Beaver Road, and provide and maintain timely communications and information for the public.
Recent Events: The fire was contained on Saturday, September 23.
Today: Crews continue to mop-up, remove snags close to roads and rehabilitate the area. Resources will begin demobilization as progress is made towards control of the fire.
Closures: All closures have been lifted. Firefighters will continue working in the area and hunters are asked to be aware of their presence. Hazards exist in the vicinity of the fire such as snag, rolling debris, smoke, pockets of heat, and open flames.
Remarks: Fire danger for the Bridger-Teton National Forest is Extreme and fire restrictions are in effect. Hunters and other campers should exercise caution. For information on restrictions as well as area fires visit http://www.tetonfires.com/.
This will be the final fact sheet unless conditions change. Updates will continue to be posted to http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3268/