Gila National Forest – Meadow Fire Temporary Area Closure Lifted

Silver City, NM, June 12, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Meadow Fire Temporary Area Closure was rescinded June 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Recreationist are reminded to be careful in any post-fire area. Hazards could remain within the fire footprint, included fire-weakened dead and live trees, and stump holes. Fire-weakened trees are more susceptible to falling, especially if it is windy.

A reminder, the Gila National Forest is in in Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. For more information please refer to Forest Order 06-18-006.

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