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Alice Creek Fire

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Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2880 Skyway Drive Helena Montana 59602
Helena, MT 59602

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Helena Lewis and Clark Emergency Forest Closure

Alice Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/4/2017

HELENA-LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST

Lincoln Ranger District Lincoln, Montana

Order No. 01-15-14-17-40 EMERGENCY ORDER

National Forest System Roads and Trails Area Closure

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), when provided by an order, the following are prohibited:

Being on the road. (36 CFR 261.54e) Being on the trail. (36 CFR 261.SSa)

Going into or being upon an area. (36 CFR 261.52e)

The area closure boundary includes all National Forest Service lands, roads, and trails north of Highway 200 on the Lincoln Ranger District (see map).

These restrictions are in support of the Alice Creek and Park Creek Fire operations and will remain in effect until rescinded.

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 om1ss1on.

  2. Any Federal, State or Local Law Enforcement Officer or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A. Executed in Helena, Montana, this 3rd day of September, 2017.

William Avey Forest Supervisor

Violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both. (16 U.S.C. 551 and 18 U.S.C. 3559 and 3571).

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