Cabin Fire Burn Area Remains Closed

ARCADIA, Calif., Aug 22, 2015 – Managers for the Angeles National Forest/San Gabriel Mountains National Monument have ordered the Cabin Fire burn area to be closed to protect natural resources and provide for the safety of both the public and fire personal who are still working in the area. 

The Cabin Fire started on (AUG 14) and charred more than seventeen hundred acres of dry grass, and chaparral along the North Fork off California State Highway 39.  Suppression restoration work is still taking place in the area where the fire burned.

In cooperation with Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol, California State Highway 39, adjacent to the area impacted by the fire will be reopened to visitors beginning Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m.  Visitors can resume recreation activities below and above the fire area, but must remain on the highway with no stopping or parking within the closed portion.

The Cabin Fire closure area begins at mile marker 28.35 on State Route 39, extends 2,500 feet on either side of the centerline of the highway up to mile marker 30.80.  Order No. 01-15-02 with map can be found on the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument’s website.