Desolation Fire Closure

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Desolation Fire Closure

Expanded area closure for the Desolation Fire

Incident: Desolation Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/13/2017

PRINEVILLE, Ore. – The Ochoco National Forest has expanded a temporary road, trail and area closure for the Desolation Fire to promote public health and safety while the fire is actively burning and firefighters are engaged in a suppression effort.

The order temporarily prohibits the public from entering Mill Creek Wilderness and Forest Service land north of the wilderness, up to and including Forest Service Roads 27/2730/2745 to the north and northeast of the fire. See attached order and map for details.

The Forest appreciates public tolerance during the suppression efforts and will reopen the area to the public as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so.

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Ochoco National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Prineville, OR 97754

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