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Lolo Peak Fire

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Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804

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Bitterroot Amendment Closure

Lolo Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 8/1/2017

Bitterroot National Forest Order No. 17-D 1-49
AMENDMENT TO FOREST SUPERVISORS' ORDER #17-Dl-49 - LOLO PEAK FIRE
Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations 26 I .50(b ), the following act is prohibited as described below on the Stevensville Ranger District ofthe Bitterroot National Forest. These restrictions are in addition to those enumerated in Subpart A, Part 261, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, and become effective upon signing and will remain in effect until rescinded.

36 CFR - Special Closures It is prohibited to go into or be upon the area (36 CFR 261.53( e)). The closure cited in this order is to protect the public from potential harm from wildfires and firefighting operations associated with the Lolo Peak Fire.

Description of Closed Areas: This area closure amendment applies to the Bitterroot National Forest and closes the area as described below and shown on the ATTACHED MAP. Those amended areas that are involved are bold as shown below. Parts of Section 29 & 32, T. 10 N., R. 20 W.

36 CFR -National Forest System Roads

Being on the road. 36 CFR 26l.54(e). ltis prohibited to be on the road. The closure cited in this order is to protect the public from potential harm from wildfires and firefighting operations associated with the Lolo Peak Fire. Those amended areas that are involved are bold as shown below.

Description of Closed Road: Bass Creek NFSR #1136, beginning at the junction of NFSR #1316 and the Charles Waters Campground and through section 32, T. 10 N, R 20 W.

Including all road encompassed by the area closure intersecting with open roads. See description of area closure above.

Exemptions: Pursuant to 36 CFR 261 .50 (e), the following persons are exempt from this order:

I . Persons with a permit issued by a forest officer specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.

2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.

Signed in Hamilton, Montana, this 1st day of August, 2 Forest Supervisor Bitterroot National Forest

Penalty: Violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5000 for and individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both ( 16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559 and 3571 ). Notification: A copy of this order shall be posted as prescribed in 36 CFR 261 .51.

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