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Cliff Creek Fire Update - July 20, 2016
by Cliff Creek Fire Information
July 20, 2016

Incident: Cliff Creek Fire Wildfire
Cliff Creek Fire Update

Contact Fire Information: 208-731-8604 - Hours: 7a.m. - 8 p.m.
Ronda Bishop
Email: CliffCreekFire@gmail.com
Phone: 208-859- 2682

Date of Detection: July 17, 2016
Current Size: 7,671 acres
Location: 5 Miles North of Bondurant, Wyoming
Legal Description: 43 x 14 x 21 Latitude, 110 x 29 x 28 Longitude
Cause: Lightning
Containment: 0%
Resources on Fire: There are currently 436 personnel on this incident, including the following resources:
Crews 15
Type 1 Helicopter 2
Type 3 Helicopter 2
Engines 7

Remarks: Community meetings are scheduled for:
July 20, 2016 at the Bondurant School at 6:00 p.m.
July 21, 2016 at Hoback Fire Station #3, Hoback Junction at 6:00 p.m.
July 22, 2016 at Pinedale Administration Building "Old Elementary School" BOCES building in Pinedale at 6:00 p.m.

The Cliff Creek fire was discovered on the Bridger-Teton National Forest at 2:30pm on Sunday, July 17, approximately 5 miles north of the town of Bondurant, Wyoming.
Containment is at 0%.
Great Basin Incident Command Team 7 has been brought it to manage the fire.
The fire is being actively suppressed with a mixture of ground crews and aerial resources.
As the Cliff Creek Fire spreads to the north and east, evacuation orders have expanded to include Granite Canyon in Teton County, closure of Highway 189/191 between Hoback Junction and Daniel Junction, and partial evacuations north of Bondurant in Sublette County.
The evacuation in Sublette County remains in effect and includes the Cozy Campground and residences, south along Highway 189/191 toward the north area of Bondurant. For these evacuees, anyone needing a place to stay should call the Sublette County Sheriff's Office at (307) 367-4378.
Teton County Emergency Management issued a mandatory evacuation order for the Granite Creek area including Granite Campground, Granite Hot Springs, Jack Pine Summer Homes, and the Safari Club.
A red flag warning is in place today for gusty winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

More information on the Cliff Creek Fire:
Teton Interagency Fire Dispatch: www.TetonFires.com
InciWeb page: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4865/

Related evacuation information:
Teton County Emergency Management: http://www.tetonwyo.org/em/

Facebook pages:
Sublette County Emergency Management:
https://www.facebook.com/Sublette-County-Emergency-Management-579372758805868/?fref=nf
Bridger Teton National Forest:
https://www.facebook.com/BridgerTetonNF/


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