• 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

2009 Fire Report

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ID Name Cause Start Status Size
0920 Arnica lightning 9/13 out 10,700 ac
0919 Chaw Pass lightning 9/22 out 0.25 ac
0918 Ram human 9/17 out 9/18 0.25 ac
0917 Rainbow lightning 9/14 out 15 ac
0916 Rock lightning 9/05 out 10/1 0.1 ac
0915 Meridian lightning 8/30 out 10/1 0.25 ac
0914 Lookout lightning 8/30 out 10/1 0.25ac
0913 Washburn lightning 8/30 out 10/1 0.1 ac
0912 Butte lightning 8/30 out 180 ac
0911 Rescue human 8/29 out 9/10 0.1 ac
0910 Pocket lightning 8/12 out 10/1 0.1 ac
0909 Fern human 8/4 out 8/4 0.1 ac
0908 Thumb lightning 8/3 out 8/10 0.1 ac
0907 Corral lightning 8/2 out 8/10 0.1 ac
0906 Cascade lightning 7/26 out 9/10 0.1 ac
0905 Moss lightning 7/25 out 9/10 0.25 ac
0904 Druid lightning 7/20 out 9/10 0.4 ac
0903 Northshore lightning 7/13 out 7/15 0.1 ac
0902 Independence lightning 7/04 out 7/05 0.1 ac
0901 Pebble lightning 5/30 out 6/24 0.1 ac

 

Did You Know?

Fire in Yellowstone Pineland in 1988

The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.