The 0.5-acre Brimstone Fire was detected on the afternoon of August 26 east of Yellowstone Lake. Likely caused by lightning, it is burning in a spruce and fir forest. For safety reasons, the Brimstone Bay campsite 5E4 near the Thorofare Trail is closed until further notice. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/082719.htm
Today, Yellowstone National Park completed the first transfer of bison to the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Poplar, Montana under the new operational quarantine program. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/55-male-bison-transferred-from-yellowstone-to-fort-peck-tribes-partners-celebrate-historic-step-for-bison-conservation.htm
On August 21, a medical aircraft detected the 1-acre Wyodaho Fire about Â¾-mile east of Wyodaho Lake in the Bechler District of Yellowstone National Park.
The fire is smoldering and creeping in grass and open timber. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/082319.htm