Slide Fire out near Bondurant

The Slide Fire near Bondurant, Wyoming has been declared out as of 10:55 a.m. today.

The fire was reported Friday, July 19 in the North Fork Fisherman Creek area. It was caused by a lightning strike and grew to approximately three acres.

Teton Interagency Fire acted swiftly and responded with a total of 18 smokejumpers, several helicopters, and a 20-person hotshot crew alongside local county and federal firefighters. They had the fire contained by Monday evening and controlled this morning.

Bridger-Teton National Forest Public Affairs Specialist Evan Cuzick said he’s impressed with the quick and successful response. “It was three days for a really tough area,” he said. “It’s thick in there. They did a really great job, and everyone was safe.”

Slide Fire. Photo: BTNF

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