News Release

7 Mile Hole Fire in Yellowstone

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Date: July 18, 2019
Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • The first wildfire of the year was detected Wednesday, July 17, by hikers on the Sevenmile Hole trail.  
  • The lightning-ignited 0.1 acre fire is located 3 miles east of Canyon Village, near the Yellowstone River.
  • The fire is smoldering on a steep rocky slope and is not accessible by foot thus the fire will be monitored from the canyon rim by firefighters.
  • Currently, the fire does not pose a threat to park visitors.
  • Learn more about the park’s Current Fire Activity

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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