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Yellowstone National Park saw its first wildland fire in 2023



Billings, Montana – On July 22, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park noticed the first confirmed wildland fire of the season. The threat of a park-wide fire is now High.

A press release from the Yellowstone National Park Public Affairs Office stated that the.1-acre lighting-ignited fire was situated in the northern area of the park between Little Cottonwood Creek and Hellroaring Mountain.

The fire was put out by four smokejumpers from West Yellowstone, Montana, and was formally deemed extinguished.

There are no present wildland fires burning in the park, and no fire restrictions are in effect there. Only constructed fire rings in campgrounds and select backcountry campsites are allowed to be used for campfires.

Here, you can keep up with the most recent fire activity in Yellowstone.

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