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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

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As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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Red Flag Warning Extended To Saturday In Yellowstone

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Critical fire weather conditions will continue throughout Yellowstone National Park as the NWS extends their Red Flag Warning to Saturday.

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Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Announced For Yellowstone

Maple Fire

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are set to go into effect noon MST Thursday, September 1, in Yellowstone National Park.

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Wyoming Wildfires Put Yellowstone, Grand Teton on High Alert

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Wildfires in western Wyoming has put both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on high alert for fire risk, and has led to some road closures.

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Spending The Fourth of July in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

With the Fourth of July approaching, Yellowstone National Park wishes to remind visitors that fireworks are not allowed in the Park.

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Lightning Starts Spruce Fire in Yellowstone National Park

NPS Photo-Spruce Fire Burns in Yellowstone NP

Lightning has started another fire in Yellowstone National Park this season.

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Yellowstone Fires Grow, But Still Not Impacting Visitors, Services

Alum Fire

Three Yellowstone fires continue to grow in size during dry weather conditions, but services are not impacted, and no temporary road closures are imminent.

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Snake Fire Update: Wet Weather Slows Spread

Snake Fire

The Snake Fire, caused by lightning earlier this week about three miles east of the Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, has failed to spread in the wake of wet weather, leading to the opening of several backcountry trails.

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Antelope Fire Not as Large as Earlier Estimated

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It is a fire that apparently looks more impressive than it is, as the Antelope Fire is actually smaller than officials estimated late last night -- 3,998 acres, compared to the 4,370-acre figure supplied yesterday -- though an impressive plume seen over much of the northeastern part of Yellowstone National Park would seem to counter that assessment.

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With New Fuel, Antelope Fire Expands to 4,370 Acres

Mount Washburn Webcam

Fires go where there's fuel, and the Antelope Fire is no exception: After jumping the Yellowstone River, the fire found acreage untouched by recent forest fires and quickly expanded to 4,370 acres, though a new estimate expected this morning will probably boost that total significantly.

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