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Yellowstone National Park’s largest wildfire of the year is in a remote corner of the park – although winter weather will likely keep this late summer season blaze under control. On the afternoon of Sept. 27, individuals reported seeing smoke in Yellowstonewhile hiking in Tom Miner Basin, Montana. The Montana recreation area is located just…

The full suppression response to the Gem Lake Fire is winding down, as the small wildfire is now 100% contained and no longer considered an active threat. Bighorn National Forest is confident the Gem Lake Fire is “mostly in the rear mirror.” As of last Friday, all aerial resources and personnel have been released and…

The aerial response to the Gem Lake Fire is stopping significant growth, while firefighters are making progress towards beginning an on-the-ground suppression effort soon. Bighorn National Forest released more information on the ongoing Gem Lake Fire – the first notable wildfire in the Bighorn Basin this summer. The U.S. Forest Service began a full suppression…

There’s not much information on the remote Gem Lake Fire, but Bighorn National Forest personnel are fighting from the air while exploring options to engage from the ground. The U.S. Forest Service released information on a newly discovered wildfire in Bighorn National Forest on Wednesday, July 20. However, stopping the fire will be difficult given…

Last week’s winter weather was enough to fully contain the Crater Ridge Fire, with only a few pockets of heat left within the thoroughly doused area. Bighorn National Forest shared its latest update on the Crater Ridge Fire on Friday, Oct. 15. Nearly three months to the day since the fire was first reported, it…

No news is good news for the Crater Ridge Fire in Bighorn National Forest, as firefighters work to increase containment while the acreage stands unchanged. News on the still-burning Crater Ridge Fire is becoming less frequent. Instead, daily updates have transitioned to periodic bursts of news, primarily good, showing that the fire is finally dying…

The latest wildfire in the Bighorn Basin is less than 200 acres but could easily get bigger and harder to fight, with higher temperatures and fewer resources. Bighorn National Forest staff are currently battling the Crater Ridge Fire. First reported on Saturday, July 17, the fire is in the far northwestern portion of the Medicine…

Thanks to a combination of large wildfires in Idaho and Oregon, the Bighorn Basin is likely to be covered in a dense smoke plume for the discernible future. The skies of the Bighorn Basin continue to be hazy and full of smoke. With only one minor wildfire in Wyoming, it means the smoke is blowing…

Custer Gallatin National Forest has released more information on the Robertson Draw Fire, which has consumed 200 acres and will likely grow larger this week. On Monday, June 14, Custer Gallatin National Forest released its first official report on the Robertson Draw Fire. An InciWeb page is also active for the incident. According to the…

More moisture has moved into the Greater Yellowstone area, meaning the park’s fire danger is slowly reducing after a relatively busy season for the park. On Monday, Oct. 19,  Yellowstone reduced the park’s fire danger to moderate due to widespread precipitation moving into the park’s boundaries. There are no fire restrictions within the park at…


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