Tag Archives: fire activity

Lone Star Fire widens after hitting mature growth

Lone Star Fire widens

The Lone Star Fire widens to 1,500 acres after favorable weather conditions pushes new activity toward a mature, unburned forest of spruce, fir, and lodgepole pine.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger High; New Wildfires Under Observation

Wyodaho Fire closure area

With the Yellowstone fire danger now assessed as being high, National Park Service officials are monitoring two new wildfires: a small blaze one mile west of Dunraven Pass and a slightly larger incident in the remote Bechler District.

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A Year Later, Bacon Rind Fire Management Deemed Success

Bacon Rind Fire Aug. 16

A year ago, officials with Yellowstone National Park and Custer Gallatin National Forest decided to let the Bacon Rind Fire burn with minimal intervention. Today, that decision is deemed a success.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Upgraded to Very High; Bacon Rind Fire Expands

Bacon Rind Fire Sept. 6

The call to withdraw resources from the Bacon Rind Fire on the western edge of Yellowstone may have been premature, as warm and dry weather leads to its expansion and an upgrade to the Yellowstone fire danger to Very High.

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Announced for Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Stage 1 fire restrictions have been announced for Grand Teton National Park and other parts of the Jackson, Wyoming area.

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Roosevelt Lodge, Other Facilities Close For 2016 Summer Season

As autumn approaches, facilities in Yellowstone National Park have started to shutter for the 2016 summer season.

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