Winds have blown this backcountry/wilderness fire to the east of Yellowstone Park closer to the East Entrance road.
It was started by a campfire and has mostly burned in very rugged country filled with bug-killed timber, producing a huge plume of smoke.
North winds challenge Gunbarrel fire lines. By Ruffin Prevost. Billings Gazette.
Update. August 6, 2008. Lodges near Yellowstone Park evacuated as Gunbarrel fire expands. By Ruffin Prevost. Billings Gazette.