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Antelope Fire Now at 60 Acres

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

The remote Antelope Fire in Yellowstone National Park  is now at 60 acres, but geography, weather and a location near a previously burned-out area will probably prevent it from growing too much more, say officials.

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Two Small Fires Emerge in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

YellowstoneTwo small fires emerged in Yellowstone National Park yesterday, but as of now they don't pose any threats to people or services within the Park.

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Another Small Fire Emerges in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Fire-spotters noted another small fire in Yellowstone National Park, near the East Entrance, but efforts to scout it out were hampered by windy conditions yesterday, preventing the NPS from launching a helicopter to assess the situation. UPDATED

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The Week That Was: July 31

Artist Paint Pots

Artist Paint Pots

It was a somber week in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas, with multiple deaths and losses on the record, some tragic, some part of everyday life. On the plus side, it was the week where the Beach Fire was totally contained and Vice-President Joe Biden gave some inspirational remarks to Park workers. Here's the list of the most popular new stories on Yellowstone Insider the past week, as ranked by page views.

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Yellowstone Slough Creek Fire Comes, Goes

Yellowstone National Park

That was quick: after being discovered Tuesday afternoon, the Slough Creek Fire was totally contained by the evening, limited in size to a single acre.

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New Fire Breaks Out in Northeast Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Considering conditions have not been favorable for forest fires in Yellowstone National Park in recent weeks, they sure have been a lot of them in recent days. The most recent: the Slough Creek Fire, appearing in the northern portion of the Park.

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Fire Forces Closure of Grand Loop Road Overnight

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstine Entrance Sign The Arnica Fire in Yellowstone National Park, now impacting 8,300 acres, keeps expanding and forced the closure of the Grand Loop Road between the junction at Fishing Bridge and West Thumb overnight.

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Small Fire Forces Sepulcher Mountain Trail Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park

A small fire on Sepulcher Mountain caused by a lightning strike has forced Yellowstone National Park officials to close down the popular Sepulcher Mountain Trail, near the park’s northern boundary and about three miles west-northwest of Mammoth Hot Springs.

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