Yellowstone and Grand Teton fire danger high for Fourth of July
Ruffin Prevost | Yellowstone Gate
Editor's note: This is shaping up to be a bad year for fires across Greater Yellowstone. Already significant blazes are burning across Montana and Wyoming.
CODY, WYO. — As dry, hot weather conditions persist and several wildland fires burn throughout the West, land management agencies across the greater Yellowstone area are issuing warnings of elevated fire danger.
So far, only minor road and campground closures have been required as a result of fires in the area.
The fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has been elevated to very high, and it is listed as high in Grand Teton National Park. Park managers advise visitors and residents to exercise extreme caution.
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