Fire danger high in Yellowstone National Park

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Fire is burning in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness area about two miles west of Highway 191, near mile marker 42, between Bacon Rind and Snowslide Creeks.

At this time, the fire does not threaten the highway. Smoke is visible from Highway 191. The fire is near the boundary of Yellowstone National Park.

Visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5992/"INCIWEB for more information.

The park-wide fire danger level for Yellowstone is now high. Currently, there are no fire restrictions in the park.

General Campfire Safety: Campfires are only permitted in fire rings at campgrounds and some backcountry campsites. Campfires must be extinguished and cold to touch after use.

In the Custer Gallatin National Forest, the lightning-ignited Bacon Rind

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