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Area And Road Closure Update

Posted On : 10/5/2018 8:06:19 PM

While there are no active evacuation orders, several US Forest Service areas and roads are still closed.

*** PRESS RELEASE *** October 5, 2018: While there are no current evacuation orders in place related to the Pole Creek or Bald Mountain Fires, there are several roads and areas that remain closed:

  • The area between Sheep Creek Road, west to Diamond Fork Road, then north to Springville Crossing, including access on Diamond Fork Road, is closed.

  • Sheep Creek Road to Rays Valley and on to Right Fork Hobble Creek Canyon is open.

  • Payson Canyon remains closed.

  • Birdseye and Nebo Creek areas are open to residents only, but the areas west of there are closed to public access and to hunting.

  • Access to Lake Fork and Dairy Fork from US Highway 6 is also closed.

For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office. (801)404-1912. Twitter: @SGTCannonPIO