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Expect smoke around the Northeast Entrance in Yellowstone

fire fighters monitoring a burn pile
Northeast Entrance fuels project - monitoring a burn pile

NPS/Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: October 1, 2019

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Expect smoke around the Northeast Entrance through October. 
  • Wildland fire staff will burn piles of woody debris in the area until the end of the month.  
  • 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. 

Last updated: October 1, 2019

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