A normal crew of 30 firefighters, five engines and a helicopter have been dispatched to the Tower Falls/Roosevelt Lodge area, where they’ll join with an additional helicopter to protect the historic facilities. Meanwhile, the Agate Creek Trail, Specimen Ridge Trail, and backcountry campsite 2Y1 are all closed. No roads are closed at this time, though it wouldn’t surprise us if the road around Tower Fall was closed again — not because of any fire dangers, but because of smoke inversion in the mornings and evenings.
We’re at the end of the Yellowstone season: several services, including the Canyon General Store, close at the end of the weekend.
Above: the current view from the Mount Washburn webcam.
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