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Chetco Bar Fire

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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd.
Medford, OR 97504

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Emergency Road and Trail Closures for Public Health and Safety

Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire
Closures – 7/20/2017

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

FOREST SERVICE

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST

FOREST ORDER No. 06-10-26-17-08

EMERGENCY ROAD AND TRAIL CLOSURES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

Pursuant to 36 CFR § 261.50(a) and (b), the following act is prohibited within the Wild Rivers and Gold Beach Ranger Districts as described below and as depicted in map attached as Exhibit A, located within the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest from 0001 hours, July 20, 2017 until October 31, 2017, unless sooner rescinded.

TRAILS CLOSED

  1. Being on the following trails closed for public health and safety. [36 CFR § 261.53(e)]

  1. Trail 1117 and all of its tributary trails from its junction with Trail 1124 west to Tincup Creek.

  2. Trail 1124 and all of its tributary trails, from its junction with FSR 087 northwest to its terminus at Mount Billingslea Summit.

  3. Trail 1125 and all of its tributary trails, from Pearsoll Peak Trailhead north to its junction with Trail 1124.

ROADS CLOSED

  1. Being on the following roads closed for public health and safety. [36 CFR § 261.53(e)]

  1. Forest Service Road (FSR) 4103-087 from the beginning of the gated road west to the terminus at Chetco Pass.

Pursuant to 36 CFR § 261.50 (e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

  1. Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
  1. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the

    performance of an official duty.

This prohibition is in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of this prohibition is punishable by a fine of not more than $5000.00 for an individual or $10,000.00 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. 16 U.S.C. § 551; 18 U.S.C. §§ 3559 and 3571.

Done at Medford, Oregon, this 19th day of July 2017.