Woman Burned By Thermal Feature After Illegally Breaking Into Yellowstone Park to Take Photos



According to CNN, the National Park Service shared that they are not aware of which thermal feature the woman fell into, however they are continuing to look into the incident.

"Hot springs have injured or killed more people in Yellowstone than any other natural feature," the park's website explains.

To steer clear of these hot areas, the park urges all visitors to stay on the provided boardwalks.

Last fall, a 48-year-old man also suffered severe burns over a significant portion of his body after falling into a hot spring at the park.

Cade Edmond Siemers was walking alone without a flashlight when he tripped and fell into thermal water near the cone of Old Faithful Geyser, he told park rangers, Yellowstone shared in a press release at the time.

Siemers managed to crawl out of the scorching spring and walked back to his hotel — Old Faithful Inn — where he called for help, according to the press release.

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they detected “evidence of alcohol use” and Siemers was transported by ambulance and flown by plane to Idaho Falls for medical attention. He was also later admitted to the same Burn Center at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, according to the release.

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