Hikers Spot First Yellowstone Wildfire of 2019
Hikers detected the first wildfire of the year in Yellowstone National Park Wednesday.
The 0.1-acre 7 Mile Fire is located three miles east of Canyon Village near the Yellowstone River, park officials said in a press release.
It is smoldering on a steep rocky slope and is not accessible by foot. Firefighters are currently monitoring the fire from a canyon rim.
It does not currently pose a threat to park visitors.
More information about fire activity in Yellowstone can be found here.
Currently, the fire danger in Yellowstone is moderate.