White Creek Fire ignites in Greys River District

(Wyoming) - Yesterday, the Bridger-Teton National Forest responded to the White Creek Fire on the Greys River four miles south of the Creek Guard Station. According to Mary Cernicek, Public Affairs Officer for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Forest service Engine 631, along with Alpine volunteer fire and the interagency Helicopter 38 responded to the White Creek fire. The Teton Interagency Fire website says that "the fire is creeping and smoldering in dead and down fuels with surrounding brush and meadow grasses that are in green-up at 8000 ft. elevation. The fire is located 1 mile south of White Creek, 1/4 mile southwest of Way Trail and smoke is visible approximately 18 miles on Greys River Rd due west." The fire was reported yesterday afternoon. It is currently a quarter acre in size. *Feature Photo: The Burnt Creek Fire from 2015. h/t Bridger-Teton National Forest / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news