‘County Fire’ Forces Closure of Knoxville Wildlife Area

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced that the Knoxville Wildlife Area located in northeastern Napa County is now closed until further notice because of the County Fire.

The Knoxville-Berryessa Road, which runs through the wildlife area, is currently closed. Due to the uncertain nature of the fire it is unknown when the wildlife area will reopen. A follow-up press release will be issued regarding the reopening of the wildlife area when ground conditions warrant.

To monitor the status of the County Fire, please visit www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents.

Media Contact:
Peter Tira, CDFW Communications, (916) 215-3858