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- Smoke from the lightning-ignited Folsom Fire may be visible from the Grand Loop Road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower-Roosevelt.
- The Folsom Fire is currently 0.1 acres in size.
- The fire is located within the 1988 North Fork Fire scar, in the headwaters of Blacktail Deer Creek on the Blacktail Deer Plateau.
- The fire was spotted during a reconnaissance flight on the way to the Shoshone National Forest on Saturday, August 4.
- During the same flight, the Hayden Fire was observed and has been declared out.
- The Folsom Fire does not pose a threat to park visitors: fire staff will monitor it.
- Public and firefighter safety is the first priority for park managers.
- All roads leading into and through the park are open.
- There are currently two fires burning in Yellowstone National Park.
- Stay informed about current fire activity in Yellowstone.
Last updated: August 30, 2019