12,000 Acre Fire Closes Yellowstone Entrance

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. (AP) - A wildfire has forced the closure of the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park in
Wyoming.

Park officials aren't sure how long the road will have to be closed. For now travelers from Cody must detour 29 miles through Montana to enter the park.

The fire was started by lightning on Thursday and is now burning
on about 12,000 acres.

Another wildfire burning near Sheridan, Wyoming has burned two structures.


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