Papoose Fire Area Closure Terminated
Incident: Papoose Fire Wildfire
Salmon Idaho –Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50(b) the prohibition listed in Order number 04-13-13-554 Papoose Fire Emergency Area Closure applicable to the North Fork Ranger District Salmon-Challis National Forest and the Krassel Ranger District Payette National Forest dated August 15 2013 and signed by Charles A. Mark Salmon-Challis Forest Supervisor and Keith Lannom Payette Forest Supervisor is hereby terminated.
All previous areas closed due to the Papoose Fire are now open. For your safety please be advised that some areas may contain hazards such as: ash and needles on the trail that can make the trail slippery burned out stump holes that make the ground week and unstable unstable dead trees loose rocks and logs that have the potential to roll and flash flooding and mud flows especially in areas without vegetation. Take proper safety precautions such as: checking the weather forecast let someone know where you are and locate your camp away from burned trees. Conditions in a burned forest change constantly. Be alert at all times. For further information regarding these areas call the North Fork Ranger District at 208-865-2700.