Top Stories August 10, 2018

New Fire Starts In YNP

by Jackson Hole. Media
  • Smoke from the lightning-ignited Folsom Fire may be visible from the Grand Loop Road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower-Roosevelt.
  • The Folsom Fire is currently 0.1 acres in size and is located within the 1988 North Fork Fire scar, in the headwaters of Blacktail Deer Creek on the Blacktail Deer Plateau.
  • The fire was spotted during a reconnaissance flight on the way to the Shoshone National Forest on Saturday, August 4.
  • During the same flight, the Hayden Fire was observed and has been declared out.
  • The Folsom Fire does not pose a threat to park visitors: fire staff will monitor it.
  • Public and firefighter safety is the first priority for park managers.
  • All roads leading into and through the park are open.
  • There are currently two fires burning in Yellowstone National Park.
  • Stay informed about current fire activity in Yellowstone.
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