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to report fires:
Callers are reminded that if they are using a cell phone, they may not get a local office when they dial 911. The best place to call for area fires is either the local Sheriff's office or the Bridger-Teton Fire Office. Be prepared to give a location of the smoke, your name, where you are calling from, and how they can get ahold of you again for more information if needed.
Monday, July 9, 2001 5 pm update
Cloudy skies and rain showers have helped considerably to slow down fires burning in the Fisherman Creek and Buck Creek areas near Bondurant. Fire fighting officials were taking no chances and brought in Hot Shot Crews and a Type I Team to help manage the fires that had the potential to threaten homes in the Hoback Ranches area. Favorable weather conditions, ground suppression crews, helicopters, fire engines, dozers and aerial retardant drops have all helped firefighters get a handle on these two fires to call them nearly contained.
The Fisherman Creek Complex, composed of two separate fires, one in Fisherman Creek north of Hwy 191 and the Hoback Ranches area, and the other on Buck Creek near South Beaver. The Fisherman Creek fire is 100% contained. The Buck Creek fire is hoped to be 100% contained by this evening.
Greys River Complex consists of 5 separate fires being managed
together. Main firefighting efforts are focusing on two fires:
7, 2001 BTNF Fire Map
Officials Hold Public Meeting
very scary. I've got planes and helicopters flying over my house."
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FIRE DANGER IS VERY HIGH
|Anyone with concerns about fires can contact the Sublette County Sheriff's office at 307-367-4376, or the Pinedale Ranger District, 307-367-4326. Hikers in the wilderness who may have cell phones and can get a signal out can call 911 and ask to be routed to the Sublette County Sheriff's office if they have concerns.|
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