• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

2002 Fire Report

2002 Fire Summary Table

ID Firename Cause Startdate Status Acres
46 Rocky lightning 20020905 out <0.1
45 Fountain lightning 20020904 out <0.1
44 Phantom lightning 20020829 out <0.1
43 Pebble lightning 20020828 out <0.1
42 Humphries lightning 20020828 out <0.1
41 Drainage lightning 20020828 out <0.1
40 Doane lightning 20020828 out 1.0
39 Duck powerline 20020827 out <0.1
38 Harebell lightning 20020826 out <0.1
37 Basin lightning 20020826 out <0.1
36 Snake lightning 20020826 out <0.1
35 Daly lightning 20020826 out 0.25
34 Columbine lightning 20020824 out <0.1
33 Flat Mtn. lightning 20020824 out <0.1
32 Signal lightning 20020823 out <0.1
31 Big Thumb lightning 20020823 out <0.1
30 Phlox lightning 20020810 inactive 3,600
29 Snowslide lightning 20020803 out <0.1
28 Brimstone lightning 20020727 out <0.1
27 Cottonwood lightning 20020724 out 0.5
26 Howard lightning 20020723 out <0.1
25 Red lightning 20020723 out <0.1
24 Jones lightning 20020723 out <0.1
23 Moose lightning 20020723 out 1.0
22 Sink lightning 20020721 out <0.1
21 Forest lightning 20020718 out <0.1
20 Boiling lightning 20020717 out <0.1
19 Washburn lightning 20020717 out <1.0
18 Clear lightning 20020717 out <1.0
17 Dryad lightning 20020716 out 0.25
16 Yancey lightning 20020715 out <1.0
15 Cub lightning 20020713 out <1.0
14 Butte lightning 20020713 out <1.0
13 Sedge lightning 20020713 out 1.25
12 Robinson lightning 20020710 out 0.25
11 Le Hardy powerline 20020709 out <1.0
10 Westgate powerline 20020708 out <1.0
9 Divide Lake lightning 20020706 out 5-10
8 McBride lightning 20020628 out <1.0
7 Druid lightning 20020627 out <1.0
6 Bacon lightning 20020627 out <1.0
5 Stone Top lightning 20020627 out <1.0
4 Broad lightning 20020627 inactive 9140
3 Bluff lightning 20020627 out <1.0
2 Arm lightning 20020627 out <1.0
1 Solfatara powerline 20020618 out <1.0

Did You Know?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.