Berry Fire update Aug 30 – Highway 191 reopened
August 30, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 8:30AM: Highway 89/191/287 has been reopened allowing direct travel between Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The highway pullouts along the highway in the fire area will remain closed. The parking pullouts and Flagg Ranch are being used as parking areas and supply staging zones for firefighting traffic. This fire was started by lightning on July 25th and is located about 19 miles NW of Moran in Grand Teton Park. It has burned approximately 13,177 acres and is being managed for resource benefit. Visitors may encounter smoke in places reducing visibility and impacting those with breathing sensitivities. Please use headlights and slow your speed. For Fire Information call: 307-739-3566, or go online to http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4954/.