Willow Fire Temporary Area Closure Order

Silver City NM, June 11, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest has issued Forest Order #06-18-009 Willow Fire Temporary Area Closure Order for firefighter and public safety.

All roads and trail interior the boundary described in the Forest Order and indicated on the attached map are closed with the exemption of:

  • Persons with a Forest Service permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission

  • Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty

  • Residents in the area accessing private property via a restricted Forest Service road to the extent necessary to gain access to their private property.

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Forest Order 06-18-009 Temporary Area Closure

Forest Order 06-18-009 Exhibit A (Map)