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Smoke may be visible from the Hayden Fire in Yellowstone

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Date: July 10, 2018

  • Smoke from the lightning-ignited Hayden Fire may be visible from the Grand Loop Road between Canyon Village and Mud Volcano.
  • The fire lookout on Mount Washburn spotted the 0.1-acre wildland fire Tuesday morning, July 10, and will monitor it daily.  
  • The Hayden Fire does not pose a threat to park visitors. Public and firefighter safety is the first priority for park managers.
  • All roads leading into and through the park are open.
  • If fire activity increases, more information will be announced.
  • This is the first fire in the park this season. Last year, eight fires burned less than 1 acre in total.
  • Stay informed about current fire activity in Yellowstone.

Last updated: August 30, 2019

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