Revised Closure Order for the Bluewater and Diener Fires Area

The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands has revised the Bluewater and Diener Fires Temporary Area Closure Order.

Bluewater fire: The restricted area includes all of the land contained within the following boundary: beginning in T12N, R12W Section 20 where Highway 612 ends and FSR 178 begins south along FSR 178 to T12N, R12W Section 31. All lands north of T12N, R12W Sections 31-36 to the Forest boundary. All lands west of T12N, R12W, Sections 24, 25, & 36 to FSR 178. All land south of the forest boundary T12N, R12W Sections 20-24. Including forest system road 575 (FSR).

Diener fire: The restricted area includes all of the land contained within the following boundary: Beginning at the junction of FSR 178 and FSR 180; to the junction of FSR 178 and FSR 480; to the junction of FSR 480 and FSR 425; and to the junction of FSR 425 and FSR 180. Excluding private property located in T11N, R12W, Sections 24 and 25. Including forest system road 575.

These revisions take effect immediately and will remain in effect until the Bluewater and Diener Fires situations have been mitigated and the closure order is no longer needed.

For updates regarding the Bluewater and Diener Fires Closure area contact the Mount Taylor Ranger District at (505) 287-8833 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

To view the revised Closure Order visit:

Bluewater Fire – Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5741/

Diener Canyon Fire – Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5742/

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