Happening Today: Pile Burning at the Northeast Entrance

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Date: May 21, 2018
Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Wildland fire staff will burn piles of woody debris at the Northeast Entrance Monday, May 21.
  • Staff will ignite the piles between 9 and 10 a.m.
  • Expect smoke in the area after 9 a.m. and through Tuesday morning.
  • Burning the piles is the last step of the Firewise project where staff removed vegetation around buildings in order to reduce the threat of wildfire.
  • View photos and B-Roll of the entire project on FLICKR.
  • Photos of piling burning on Monday will be posted on FLICKR by Tuesday, May 22.



Last updated: May 22, 2018

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