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No Fire Restrictions Yet In NW Wyoming

BLM Fire Restrictions

Some counties in eastern Wyoming have implemented fire restrictions in time for the Independence Day holiday, but none have been imposed in either Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Park, on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, or within Teton County.  Due to dry conditions and an elevated fire danger, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing limited fire restrictions in Natrona, Converse, Goshen and Platt Counties beginning July third.  Those restrictions primarily limit the areas smoking materials or open flames can be used.  Due to recent showers in northwestern Wyoming, however, the fire danger has remained at moderate and restrictions have not been needed.  That, according to fire managers here, could change with hotter and drier weather.

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