Jackson Area Faces High Fire Danger


0  Updated at 2:31 pm, June 22nd, 2012 By: Managing Editor
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(JACKSON,Wyo.) – Travelers toJackson Holewill face tougher fire restrictions over the next few weeks. All ofTeton County,Wyominghas been elevated to a high fire danger rating. Elsewhere in the state, nearly 400 firefighters have been battling a wildfire in theMedicineBowNational Forestthat has burned over four square miles since Sunday. Officials say the risk for fires will only increase as temperatures jump into the mid-80s.