Bridger-Teton National Forest

A new fire, the Holmes Cave Fire, is burning in the Teton Wilderness on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. 

An outfitter in the Bear Cub Pass area reported the fire Tuesday to the Blackrock Ranger Station, according to Teton Interagency Fire. 

"Fire activity is active with spotting in heavy timber," the Teton Interagency Fire website reported Tuesday. 

A helicopter and firefighters are in the area as managers "develop the best plan for the fire located inside the wilderness area," the site reported Tuesday.

The fires is currently estimated at 1.7 acres.

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