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Yellowstone Fire Danger Downgraded to Moderate

Yellowstone National Park’s fire danger has been downgraded to Moderate, according to the National Park Service.

The news comes after a bout of heavy rain and snow swept across western Montana earlier this week, a welcome sight for residents and firefighters.

Last week, we reported Yellowstone had been placed under “Very High” fire danger. No fire-related restrictions or closures were placed on the park, however.

As a whole, Yellowstone has had a relatively mild fire season; park staff previously predicted an average fire season for the park this summer.

Indeed, so far this season, no major fires have broken out within park boundaries.

About Sean Reichard

Sean Reichard is the editor of Yellowstone Insider and author of Yellowstone Insider For Families 2017.

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