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Lone Star Fire

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Yellowstone National Park
National Park Service
Wyoming
WYOMING, WY 82190

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News Releases — Lone Star Fire

Daily Fire Update - Sunday, September 6, 2020 Released: 9/6/2020
Acres: 1,500 Total Personnel: 48Cause: Lightning The Grand Loop road between Old Faithful and West Thumb remains open today after being closed yesterday due to dense smoke and a growing fire. The...
Daily Fire Update - Friday, September 4, 2020 Released: 9/4/2020
Acres: 1,220Total Personnel: 52Cause: Lightning The Lone Star Fire became more active today with high temperatures, low relative humidity, and light winds fueling its growth. Firefighters monitoring...
Daily Fire Update - Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:00 am Released: 9/1/2020
Acres: 960Total Personnel: 49Cause: Lightning This will be the last in the series of daily fire updates unless there are significant changes in the fire’s status. This InciWeb site will continue...
Daily Fire Update - Monday, August 31, 2020 9:00 am Released: 8/31/2020
  Acres: 960Total Personnel: 49  Cause: Lightning A cold front moved into the area overnight and is expected to bring rain showers lasting through much of the day. Snow flurries are also possible...
Daily Fire Update - Sunday, August 30, 2020. 9:30 am Released: 8/30/2020
Acres: 960 Total Personnel: 49Cause: Lightning Warmer temperatures and gusty winds associated with an approaching cold front led to increased activity on the Lone Star Fire Saturday. The fire crept...
Weather's Influence on Fire Behavior Released: 8/29/2020
Fire managers choose between a variety of strategies when suppressing wildfires. While managing fires can be complicated and challenging, the basic principles of fire are relatively simple. Fire...
Daily Fire Update - Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:00 am Released: 8/29/2020
 Acres: 850    Total Personnel: 42 Cause: Lightning The Lone Star Fire continues to hold heat but did not increase in acreage yesterday. The fire remains at 850 acres. A helicopter flight on...
Daily Fire Update - Friday, August 28, 2020 10:30 am Released: 8/28/2020
Acres: 850Total Personnel: 39Cause: LightningDue to reduced smoke along the route, Yellowstone National Park reopened Grand Loop Road between Old Faithful and West Thumb Junction Thursday morning....
Daily Fire Update - Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:00 a.m. Released: 8/27/2020
Acres: 820Total Personnel: 38Containment: 0%Cause: LightningFire personnel continue to develop and implement a structure protection plan for the Old Faithful developed area, including...
Distant Smoke Brings Back Memories Released: 8/26/2020
Though the Lone Star Fire continues its spread to the northeast away from Old Faithful, the infrastructure in the area is part of a structure protection plan being developed by the Wyoming Team 2...