Bear Cub Fire Update
Incident: Bear Cub Fire Wildfire
FACT SHEET August 6, 2012
BEAR CUB FIRE Fire Information
Bridger-Teton National Forest (307)739-5564
Summary The Bear Cub fire is 6500-acres. It is burning in the Teton Wilderness area of the Buffalo Ranger District on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The Bear Cub fire has been burning since July 3, 2012 near Pendergraft Meadow.
Status:. There was no smoke visible from the Bear Cub fire during a reconnaissance flight on August 1, 2012.
•1. Maintain firefighter and public safety. Ensure that all actions are based on probability of success and minimizing exposure to firefighters.
•2. Ensure wilderness ethics are followed.
•3. Observe the fire to ensure natural barriers on the north, south and east flanks and the containment line on west flank continue to keep the fire in place consistent with the confine/contain strategy in place for this fire.
•4. Keep public, Outfitters/Guides and adjacent landowners informed of the fire status.
•5. Continue close coordination with partners and cooperators.
Recent Events: No smoke visible during aerial reconnaissance mission on 8/1/12
This Week's Strategy: To observe the fire and provide information to any visitor or residents that may see smoke.
Today's Strategy: To keep watch over the fire.
Forecast: Warmer and drier weather expected into August. Some afternoon storms are possible within the next several days along with increased winds.
Points to Consider: This will be the last update on the Bear Cub fire unless the fire becomes active again. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BridgerTetonNF