The Bald Sisters Fire will be deemed controlled at 1800 today.With this, fire staff on the forest will rescind the Bald Sisters area closure effective Tuesday, October 28th at 2400. This reopens the area to public use.
Minimal smokes may persist within the burn area through the beginning of winter. Resources will continue to monitor the fire.
Forest officials ask that the public uses caution when travel in the burn area. Be alert for hazards such as snag trees, slick ash, and erosion. Hazard tree removal has been done along road right of ways. During wind events, an increase in snags falling may occur within the burn perimeter.