Lightning ignites Yellowstone’s first fire of 2021

A visitor reported Yellowstone’s first wildland fire of the year on the evening of June 24. The Elk Creek Fire, 0.1 acre in size, is located on a ridge south of Blacktail Drive and west of Petrified Tree in the northern part of the park. This fire is being suppressed due to an unfavorable location this early in the fire season and is being immediately suppressed.

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