News Release

Fire danger in Yellowstone is LOW

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Fire Danger sign at Low

NPS/Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: November 9, 2020

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • The parkwide fire danger has been reduced to LOW due to autumn precipitation.
  • The Lone Star Fire is the last remaining active fire in the park, with isolated smoldering pockets of heat.
  • There are no fire restrictions currently in place.
  • Campfires are only permitted within fire rings in campgrounds and at some backcountry campsites.
  • All campfires must be cold to the touch before abandoning. Soak, stir, feel, repeat until cold. 

Last updated: November 9, 2020

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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