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High Cascades Complex Closure

Fremont-Winema Modifies Blanket Fire Area Closure 06-02-13-17-12

Incident: High Cascades Complex Wildfire
Released: 9/24/2017

FIRE AREA EMERGENCY CLOSURE - FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST

Order Number 06-02-13-17-12

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. §551 and Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations §261.50 (a) and (b), the following act is prohibited on National Forest System lands, road , and trails within the following described area on the Klamath Ranger District, Fremont-Winema National Forest, as described in attached Exhibit A.

PROHIBITION: (1) GOING INTO OR BEING UPON AN AREA. 36 C.F.R. §261.52(e)

The area described below will be closed to public access/entry due to hazards and hazardous conditions created as a result of the Blanket Creek Fire. This prohibition will become effective immediately upon the time and date of the signature on this Order and will remain in effect until Decemher 31, 2017 or until rescinded.

AFFECTED AREA/ CLOSURE AREA:

A portion of Sky Lakes Wilderness - Starting at the Northwest corner of the Klamath Ranger District where is meets the Rogue River- Siskiyou National Forest and Crater Lake National Park in Township 32 South, Range 5 East, Section 12 W.M., then east and south along the Sky Lakes Wilderness boundary to the point of intersection with Trail 3703 (Seven Mile Marsh Trail), then following Trail 3703 westerly to the Fremont-Winema National Forest Boundary with the Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest, then north along said boundary to the point of beginning. Refer to attached map (Exhibit A).


Pursuant to Title 36 C.F.R. §261.50(e), the following are exempt from this Order:

  1. Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or

Omission. "Person" means natural person, corporation, company, partnership, trust,firm, or association of persons. "Permit" means authorization in writing by a Forest Officer. "Forest Officer" means an employee of the Forest Service.

  1. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.

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