Updated emergency fire closure in effect for Bootleg Fire

The emergency closure for the Bootleg Fire area on the Fremont-Winema National Forest was expanded today due to increased fire activity and movement on the eastern and northern flanks. The fire is burning on the Chiloquin and Bly Ranger Districts.

Posted: Jul 10, 2021 9:56 PM

CHILOQUIN, Ore. – The emergency closure for the Bootleg Fire area on the Fremont-Winema National Forest was expanded today due to increased fire activity and movement on the eastern and northern flanks. The fire is burning on the Chiloquin and Bly Ranger Districts.

The closure area is on National Forest System land between Forest Roads 4542 and 45 on the western edge, north to the Forest Boundary at Head of the River Campground, then following the Forest Boundary east to the Sycan Marsh area, then south around Forest Road 30, also known as Ivory Pine Road, down along the Forest Boundary, before turning west and following to Forest Road 44 and then north to the junction with Forest Road 4542.

Additionally, Forest Road 44 is closed from Sprague River Road east to the junction with Forest Road 4542.

Forest Road 30 is closed as a result of the order. Those traveling into the area from the east side are advised to not go further west on Forest Road 30 than the junction with Forest Road 28 at Currier Guard Station.

Head of the River Campground, Sycan Ford Picnic Area and Horseglade Trailhead are within the closure area.

The closure order is formally referenced as 06-02-21-04. It went into effect today and is in effect until conditions allow or December 31, 2021, whichever occurs first. There will be public notifications when the closure order is lifted.

Area residents and Forest visitors are asked to avoid the fire area and related roads while suppression activities continue. Anyone driving in the area should watch for increased traffic and vehicles associated with wildland firefighting.

Violations of the closure order are punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment of not more than 6 months or both.

For more information on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/fremont-winema, follow the Forest on Twitter @FremontWinemaNF or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/R6FWNF.

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