Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Fire In Theodore Roosevelt National Park Is 80% Contained

Theodore Roosevelt National ParkMcKENZIE CO, N.D. — Firefighters are gaining the upper hand on an eight-square-mile wildfire in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Firefighters had the blaze 80% contained on Saturday afternoon, up from 70% on Friday. No structure damage has been reported, but officials say some structures in the park could still be at risk. Several closures remain in place…

North Dakota’s Horse Pasture Fire now 50% contained

Photo: Arnegard Fire Protection District THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK (KVRR) – Firefighters say the Horse Pasture Fire in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is 50% contained. At this time, no structure damage has been reported, but officials say the CCC campground and other park infrastructure are still at risk, as well as some private homes on the…

Teen Injured by Bison in North Dakota National Park

Authorities say the teen is in stable condition.

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) _ A teenage visitor to a national park in North Dakota has been injured by a bison. Officials at Theodore Roosevelt National Park say the 17-year-old girl from Colorado was on a trail Saturday and walked between two bull bison that had been fighting. One bison charged the teen who was struck in the back, gored in…