Sierra National Forest extends closure until March 19

Officials say some parts of the forest could remain closed until the summer.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Sierra National Forest has extended its closure while crews continue to repair damage brought on by the devastating Creek Fire and the recent Mono wind event.

The closure has been extended until March 19.

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Fire lines once used to protect communities are being erased to prevent a future natural disaster.

Officials say some parts of the forest could remain closed until the summer.

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