Yellowstone Fire Information & Updates

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During fire season, we'll post current information about wildland fires in Yellowstone.

Fire Update, 9-21-2016

September 21, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Last Update for the Tatanka Complex and the Maple Fire

 

Fire Update, 09-19-2016

September 19, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Warmer Weather Not Expected to Increase Fire Size.

 

Fire Update, 9-16-2016

September 16, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Smoke From Fires Could Be Visible Today

 

Fire Update, 9-15-2016

September 15, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Cool Weather and Scattered Showers Continue to Limit Activity on Fires

 

Fire Update, 9-14-2016

September 14, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Heavy Fuels Continue To Smolder Despite Rains

 

Fire Update, 9-13-2016

September 13, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Fire Activity Minimal Due To Weather Conditions

 

Fire Update, 9-12-2016

September 12, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Cooler Temperatures And Rain Diminish Fire Activity

 

Fire Update, 9-11-2016

September 11, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Smoke Plumes Are Likely To Be Visible Today Due To Breezy Weather

 

Fire Update, 9-10-2016

September 10, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Warm, Breezy Weather May Lead To Increased Fire Activity Today

 

Fire Update, 9-9-2016

September 09, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Burn Operations On The Maple Fire Limited Today

 

Fire Update, 9-8-2016

September 08, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Burn Operations On The Maple Fire Begin Today

 

Fire Update, 9-7-2016

September 07, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Fire Areas Continue To Dry Out After Recent Rains

 

Fire Update, 9-6-16

September 06, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Fires Likely To Become Active In Coming Days As Dry Weather Returns

 

Fire Update, 9-5-2016

September 05, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Rains Slow Growth of Existing Fires While Lightning Ignites New Fires

 

Fire Update, 9-4-2016

September 04, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Cooler Temperatures And Precipitation Will Moderate Fire Activity

 

Fire Update, 9-3-2016

September 03, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Precipitation and Cooler Temperatures Expected to Moderate Fire Activity

 

Fire Update, 9-2-2016

September 02, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

High Winds Today Expected to Increase Fire Activity

 

Fire Update, 9-1-2016

September 01, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Red Flag Warning Extended Through Saturday

 

Fire Update, 8-31-2016

August 31, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Critical Fire Weather Through Friday

 

Fire Update, 8-30-2016

August 30, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Successful efforts by firefighters on the Berry Fire to make Highway 89/191/287 safe for travel in Grand Teton National Park have allowed the road and the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park to be opened this morning.

 

Yellowstone National Park Fire Update, 8-29-2016

August 29, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park remains closed due to the Berry Fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Fire Update, 8-28-2016

August 28, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park remains closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park. Fire managers anticipate reopening the entrance sometime Tuesday, August 30 dependent on weather and fire conditions.

 

Fire Update, 8-27-2016

August 27, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park remains closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Fire & lodgepole pine

August 26, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Lodgepole pine trees require fire in order to disperse their seeds.

 

Fire Update, 8-26-2016

August 26, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park remains closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Fire Update, 8-25-2016

August 25, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park is closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Fire Update, 8-24-2016

August 24, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park is closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-23-2016

August 23, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Alert: the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park is closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-22-2016

August 22, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

The National Park Service will hold a community meeting to discuss the Maple fire and the Tatanka Complex of fires burning within Yellowstone National Park. It will be held tonight, Monday, August 22, from 6-7 pm at the Union Pacific Dining Hall, in West Yellowstone.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-21-2016

August 21, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

The Maple fire, currently 16,215 acres, grew an additional 1,452 acres yesterday.

 

Boundary Fire update, 8-21-2016

August 21, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

A smaller type four organization lead by Incident Commander Jeff Barnes will assume command of the Boundary Fire on Monday morning, August 22 at 6:00 a.m.

 

From a crackle to a roar: a day in the life of a wildfire.

August 20, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Fires tend to go through a daily ebb and flow of activity.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-20-2016

August 20, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

The Thumb fire, 1.1 acre, and the Grayling 2 fire, 0.5 acre,both have 100 percent containment.

 

Boundary Fire update, 8-20-2016

August 20, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Firefighters continue mop-up operations,securing the fire's edge on the Boundary fire and working deeper into the interior of the fire.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-19-2016

August 19, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

The Tatanka (Buffalo) Complex consists of five fires: Fawn, Maple, Buffalo, Thumb, and Grayling 2.

 

Boundary Fire update, 8-19-2016

August 19, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Firefighters are continuing to make good progress on the Boundary Fire, mopping up to secure the fire’s edge.

 

Tatanka Complex Update, 8-18-2016

August 18, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

A new fire, the Grayling 2 fire, was reported Wednesday afternoon by firefighters on Mount Holmes who witnessed a lightning strike in the Grayling Creek area.

 

Boundary Fire update, 8-18-2016

August 18, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Firefighters made good progress on the Boundary Fire Wednesday constructing direct saw and hand line around the fire’s edge.

 

Fire Update, 8-17-2016

August 17, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Currently there are five fires burning within Yellowstone National Park. The Tatanka (Buffalo) Complex consists of the Fawn, Maple, Buffalo and Thumb fires. The Boundary fire is being managed separately from the complex with a separate Incident Commander and resources.

 

Fire Update, 8-15-2016

August 15, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

With three fires burning within the park, fire managers have made the decision to manage them as a single complex, the Buffalo Complex.

 

Fire Update, 8-12-2016

August 12, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone Fire Information

Fire activity increased significantly on the Maple fire on Thursday, August 11, growing to 297 acres.

 

Fire Update, 8-11-2016

August 11, 2016 Posted by: Yellowstone

On Wednesday afternoon, August 10, a new fire, the Pocket fire, was reported near Shoshone Lake.

 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

(307) 344-7381
Recorded information. For road and weather information, please dial 307-344-2117.

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