• 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

2010 Fire Report

 
ID Name Cause Start Status Size (acres)
1011 Antelope lightning 9/14 out 10/28 5,510
1010 Lookout lightning 9/14 out 10/28 0.1
1009 Avalanche lightning 8/25 out 10/5 0.5
1008 Lava human 8/22 out 8/22 0.1
1007 Arthur 2 lightning 8/18 out 10/28

200

1006 Buffalo lightning 8/5 out 8/10 0.1
1005 Slough Creek human 7/20 out 7/21 1
1004 Beach lightning 7/18 out 10/28 520
1003 Doane lightning 7/11 out 8/10 0.25
1002 Recycle powerline 7/2 out 7/2 0.1
1001 Grandma lightning 4/23 out 4/28 0.1

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.