Horse Fire shuts down Horseshoe Dam Road in Tonto National Forest

A road in the Tonto National Forest will be closed for nearly a month as crews battle a wildfire.

The Horse Fire broke out on May 5 near Horseshoe Lake. The fire is estimated to be 563 acres and 5% contained.

Due to the fire, Horseshoe Dam Road will be shut down between Horseshoe and Bartlett Lakes until 6 p.m. on June 5 as crews battle the wildfire.

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SkyFOX view of the Horse Fire burning in the Tonto National Forest. (KSAZ-TV)

Map of the road closure