Wyoming Stories: Joan Anzelmo Recalls Largest Wildfires In Yellowstone National Park History

Nov 6, 2014

Joan Anzelmo
Credit Rebecca Huntington

In the summer of 1988, 36 percent of Yellowstone National Park was on fire. To this day, it remains the largest wildfire since Yellowstone became a national park. Yellowstone's spokesperson at that time, Joan Anzelmo remembers what it was like to be at the center of the firestorm.