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Yellowstone National Park: Hazards And Potential Risk

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As discussed, Yellowstone poses many hazards and potential risk. It is vital that first responders understand exactly what is happening at the scene and what equipment they might need. For example, if emergency personnel respond to a call involving one or more individuals in a close proximity exhibiting the same symptoms and/or complaint they might assume this stems from toxic gas exposure. Therefore, first responders would need to know what gases could be causing the problem, why and how the victims were exposed to them, and ensure they have the appropriate personal protective equipment. Unfortunately, the majority of hazards in Yellowstone National Park are all from natural sources, and therefore, are hard to predict and control. Therefore,

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