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News briefs: Forest Service closes roads near Seneca Pond

U.S. Forest Service roads and trails near Seneca Pond will remain closed this week as crews remove trees near the pond burned in the Angora fire.

The closure affects portions of Forest Road No. 12N20, Forest Trail No. 17E49 (Gunmount Trail) and Trail No. 17E49.4. The closure will be in effect every day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Feb. 20, said Forest Service spokeswoman Cheva Heck.

Area residents have voiced concerns about the cutting of several green trees during this portion of the project.

Eight green trees were cut to allow for the safe operation of equipment near …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 19, 2009 11:31PM Published Mar 11, 2013 10:28AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.