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Brimstone Fire Expands to 80 Acres Overnight

Brimstone Fire Aug. 29

Well, that didn’t take long: since we first posted a story about the Brimstone Fire, it expanded from a single acre to 80 acres overnight, visible from many parts of Yellowstone National Park.

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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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Can Yellowstone Forests Recover From Frequent Fires?

Maple Fire September 10, 2016

How resilient are Yellowstone forests when it comes to frequent fires? Kelly April Tyrrell of the University of Wisconsin–Madison provides this look at how researchers are addressing the issue.

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Team Researching Activity in 1988 Yellowstone Fire Scars

smoke from maple fire

With Yellowstone’s fire season still in full swing, researchers are looking on the bright side of things.

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Grayling 2 Fire Discovered In Yellowstone, Boundary Fire Shrinks In Acreage

maple fire august 15 2016

There’s a new fire reported in Yellowstone National Park: The Grayling 2 Fire.

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Buffalo And Maple Fires Grow Overnight In Yellowstone

cougar creek patrol cabin ynp 2016

Both Buffalo and Maple Fires have grown overnight in Yellowstone National Park.

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Fawn Fire Grows To Over 900 Acres

fawn fire august 6 2016

Fawn Fire has now grown to an estimated 915 acres as of 11:30 a.m. Sunday, August 7.

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Fawn Fire Burning On 500 Acres In Northwest Yellowstone

fawn fire august 6 2016

Fawn Fire is now burning on an estimated 500 acres, with smoke visible in Mammoth Hot Springs, Gardiner, and around West Yellowstone, Montana.

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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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Report from the Field: Beach Fire Stalls

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The Yellowstone Beach Fire remains at 520 acres, as its growth has stalled and more of it is contained by fire fighters; meanwhile, its growth potential has been downgraded by the fire fighters as well.

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