The Crystal Fire is a lightning caused fire, located within the Crystal Creek drainage of the Gros Ventre Wilderness of the Jackson Ranger District.
Fire management staff decisions for the Crystal Fire balance concerns for the safety of the public and firefighters, the values threatened by the fire, forecasted weather, expected fire behavior, and long term plans and objectives for the area. These may include wilderness values, forest health concerns, and long term sustainability of ecosystems that have evolved in the presence of periodic fire.
This lightning-caused fire is likely to burn throughout the summer and into the fall.
|Location||Crystal Creek Drainage in the Gros Ventre Wilderness|
Fire activity on the fire is smoldering, with isolated torching of single and tree groups.
Moderate growth potential
Fire managers continue to manage the fire for objectives identified in the developed management action plan. There are no trail closures at this time.