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Buzzard Fire Temporary Area Closure Order

Reserve, NM, July 6, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest has issued Forest Order #06-18-013 Buzzard Fire Temporary Area Closure Order for firefighter and public safety. Forest Order #06-18-005 has been rescinded and Forest Order #06-18-013 is effective immediately.

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 06-18-013 Buzzard Fire Temporary Area Closure

Forest Order 06-18-013 Exhibit A (Map)