Fire alarm in Yellowstone

Elk grazing in Yellowstone National Park on Monday lift their heads at the sight and sound of fire in the tree line behind them. A break in the winds and 1,200 soldiers flown in to bolster weary firefighters have helped slow fires in the park, which have blackened at least 350,000 acres.

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