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Teton County Emergency Management
Sunday September 11th, 2016 :: 04:50 p.m. MDT


Evacuation ORDER issued for Flagg/Headwaters Ranch and S Gate of Yellowstone and N Hwy 89 CLOSED due to Berry Fire.

Edit: Southern end of N Highway 89 road closure has extended from Mud Flats Turnout to just north of Leeks Marina in Grand Teton National Park.  It has been corrected in the text below.

The National Park Service has issued an Evacuation ORDER for Flagg/Headwaters Ranch and the South Gate of Yellowstone National Park due to the approaching Berry Fire.  Those that are in the area of Flagg/Headwaters Ranch and the South Gate of Yellowstone are asked to evacuate immediately.  Rangers are in the area making notifications and directing evacuees to safe routes.  Follow the instructions of officials in the area, but if you do not receive a notification and you feel your life is in danger, you should evacuate immediately.  Visit for the latest emergency information from Grand Teton National Park.

Additionally, N Highway 89 from just north of Leeks Marina in Grand Teton National Park to Lewis Lake in Yellowstone National Park is closed due to heavy smoke from the Berry Fire.  There is no estimated time for reopening.  Visit for the latest road condition information  


Evacuees should follow instructions of officials in the area. All other travelers should take alternate route from Jackson to Yellowstone, either through Cody or West Yellowstone.

Teton County Emergency Management
3240 Adams Canyon Dr
Jackson, WY 83001

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 307-733-9572

Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
General emergency and public safety
Evacuation Immediate

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