The Bear Cub fire on the Buffalo District of the Bridger Teton National Forest is in the Teton Wilderness Area. The 6500-acre Bear Cub fire is burning near Pendergraft Meadow. Due to minimal fire activity, this fire will be updated with new information as necessary. Smoke may be visible at times as the fire continues to burn within the fire perimeter. There are no closures in the area of the Bear Cub Fire or North Buffalo Fire. The fire danger is HIGH.
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 01st, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
Mixed conifer, dead, down, and beetle killed timber
Cold, wet weather in the area continues to minimize fire activity with no significant events to record as of 10/16/12
Fire managers would like to remind back-country travelers to use caution in the fire area, be familiar with the expected weather conditions and current fire behavior. Winds can suddenly fall dead trees and snags, open flames and smoke may reduce visibility. Traveler information with maps of the fire's perimeter is located at the trailheads.
Fire Crews are clearing trails and rehabilitating fire line where the fire’s edge is cold and no longer a threat for new growth.
The fire danger is HIGH. Fire restrictions have been lifted on the forest and within Grand Teton National Park. Teton County remains in fire restrictions as the lower elevations and valley floor continue to be warmer and drier. All campfires should be put dead out. This will require water and stirring the fire pit until the coals are cold to the touch. If an abandoned campfire starts an unwanted fire, you may be held responsible for the suppression cost. Know before you go and don't leave your fire unattended! Visit tetonfires.com for more information. Know Before You Go!