Yellowstone reports its first wildfire of the year
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: July 18, 2019

7 Mile Hole Fire

  • The first wildfire of the year was detected Wednesday, July 17, by hikers on the Sevenmile Hole trail.

  • The lightning-ignited 0.1 acre fire is located 3 miles east of Canyon Village, near the Yellowstone River.

  • The fire is smoldering on a steep rocky slope and is not accessible by foot thus the fire will be monitored from the canyon rim by firefighters.

  • Currently, the fire does not pose a threat to park visitors.

  • A photo of the 7 Mile Fire is attached.

  • Learn more about the park’s Current Fire Activity.