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Fires Growing In Yellowstone & Paradise Valley

Alum Fire

Fires in Yellowstone National Park continue to grow, but still no interruption to visitor services is noted there.  The Alum Fire, which has the most potential to cause inconvenience should the road near Mud Volcano eventually need to be closed, has not grown significantly through the day yesterday.  However, farther north, the Emigrant Fire north of Gardiner grew significantly yesterday from 625 acres to 1979 acres by the end of the day.  As yet, that fire poses no immediate threat to private property.  Altogether, the four fires making up the Miner Paradise Complex in Park County, Montana involve approximately 2200 acres including the Sheep Fire at approximately 133 acres, the North Eightmile Fire at approximately 76 acres, the Horsetail Fire at approximately 12 acres, and the Emigrant Fire at  approximately 1,979 acres.

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