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Fire danger raised to ‘VERY HIGH’ in Yellowstone


CASPER, Wyo. — The fire danger level in Yellowstone National Park has been raised to “VERY HIGH,” the park announced on Monday, Aug. 17.

“The parkwide wildland fire danger for Yellowstone National Park is now VERY HIGH,” the park said.

There are no active wildland fires or active wildland fire restrictions in the park.  

“Campfires are only permitted within established fire rings in campgrounds and some backcountry campsites,” Yellowstone said. “All campfires must be cold to the touch before abandoning. Soak, stir, feel, repeat.”

“Stay informed about current fire activity in Yellowstone.”

This article originally appeared on Oil City News. Used with permission.