Fires Bearing down on Glacier and Yosemite National Parks

Posted on September 6, 2017 • Filed under: Tourist Warning, United-States

Matt Volz and Sudhin Thanawala
HELENA (AP) – Firefighters across the U.S. West struggled with wind-driven flames, hot temperatures and dry conditions even after the unofficial end to a summer of devastating wildfires, including those bearing down on two popular national parks.

The dozens of fires burning across the Western United States and Canada have blanketed the air with choking smoke from Oregon, where ash fell on the town of Cascade Locks, to Colorado, where health officials issued an air quality advisory alert. Read Article

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