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Small fire breaks out in Teton County

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:10:36 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 15 2013 11:47:02 AM CDT
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WILSON, Wyo. -

A 1-acre wildfire was burning in the South Fall Creek area in Teton County, Wyo., on Wednesday.

Firefighters from Teton County and Bridger-Teton National Forest responded to the blaze just north of North Fork Fall Creek Road around 3:30 p.m. after a motorist reported it, according to a Bridger-Teton spokeswoman. The fire was visible from Highway 89.

Firefighters were fighting the fire by air.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

Fire Chief Willy Watsabaugh asked that people avoid the area, as traffic would impede the firefighting efforts.