FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11 September 2016
With Red Flag conditions that produced high winds, the Tincup Mountain Fire has been active this weekend. It is estimated to be 400 acres in size. Firefighters are working to reinforce control lines with the help of helicopters and airtankers. This includes 2 handcrews and 4 engines. The Tincup Fire is located approximately 6 miles northwest of Freedom, Wyoming on the Soda Springs Ranger District. The lightning-caused fire was reported August 29, 2016 and is highly visible from Highway 34.