Gila NF: Willow Fire Temporary Area Closure lifted effective 12:00 a.m. July 18, 2018

Glenwood, NM, July 17, 2018,—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Glenwood Ranger District is lifting the Willow Fire Temporary Area Closure lifted effective 12:00 a.m. on July 18, 2018.

Please use caution in any area that has been recently burned. Rolling rocks are always a hazard in a burn area as monsoon rains may loosen materials that may be holding them. Footing can be tricking and this area has seen several fires. Trails may have hazardous trees whose root systems have been weakened by fire. Often, burnt branches and tops fall from these trees and could cause serious injury or death. Always be aware of your surroundings, watch your footing and look out for hazards.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GilaNForest/ or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.

 

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