The U.S. Forest Service announced that effective immediately the Pacific Southwest Region is closed due to wildfire concerns.
The closures extend to the following areas:
- Closure of the following National Forests: Stanislaus National Forest, Sierra National Forest, Sequoia National Forest, Inyo National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, and Cleveland National Forest.
- Prohibition of the use of any ignition source on all National Forest System lands (campfires, gas stoves, etc.) throughout California.
- Closure of all developed campgrounds and day-use sites on National Forests in California.
Closures go into effect at 5 p.m. on Monday and will be re-evaluated daily as conditions change.