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Man Severely Burned After Fall Into Old Faithful Thermal Pool

He was walking late at night without a flashlight

(Newser) - A Yellowstone National Park visitor has been hospitalized with severe burns and could face charges after falling into a thermal pool at Old Faithful Geyser, park officials said Monday. Cade Edmond Siemers, 48, told rangers he was walking near the famous geyser late Sunday night without a flashlight when he... More »

Men Charged After Walking Up to OId Faithful

Tourists could have been scalded by boiling water

(Newser) - Two men who walked past the "no trespassing" signs at Yellowstone National Park last week for a close-up view of Old Faithful now have an appointment in federal court. The geyser erupts every hour or so, so the men were at risk for burns from the 200-degree water. Another... More »

Dumb Old Faithful Stunt Gets Visitor Arrested

Man walks right up to it, which is against the rules, and appears to urinate in it

(Newser) - Taunting a bison is not only unwise, it will land you in legal trouble at Yellowstone . The same applies to tempting fate near Old Faithful. An unidentified man has been charged with multiple offenses, including going off-trail in a thermal area, after he appeared to urinate in the famous hot-spring... More »

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