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Helena - Fork Fire News Release

Forest Closure Order in effect for the Helena-Fork Fire.

Incident: Helena - Fork Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/8/2017

Forest Order No. 14-17-05

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

USDA Forest Service

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(b), and to provide for public safety, the following

act is prohibited within the Trinity River Management Unit (Big Bar and Weaverville Ranger

Districts) of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. This Order is effective from September 9, 2017

until the Helena and Fork Fires are declared out.

1. Being on the National Forest System roads and trails listed below and shown in

Exhibits A, B and C.

a. Forest Road No. 33N38 (Weaver Bally Road) from its intersection with Forest

Road No. 34NO1Y (Garden Gulch) northwest to its terminus at Weaver Bally

Lookout.

b. Forest Road No. 33N39 (Glennison Gap Road) from its intersection with State

Highway 299 north to its terminus.

c. Forest Road No. 33N66 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 33N39

(Glennison Gap Road) west to its terminus.

d. Forest Road No. 4N16 (County Road 16) from its intersection with Forest Road

No. 4N47 east to its terminus at Forest Road No. 33N47.

e. Forest Road No. 33N47 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 4N16 east to

its terminus at County Road 413.

f. Forest Road No. 35N47Y (East Fork of Canyon Creek Road) from its intersection

with County Road 401 east to its terminus.

g. Forest Road No. 35N49Y from its intersection with Forest Road No. 35N47Y

east/southeast to its terminus.

h. Forest Road No. 35N48Y from its intersection with Forest Road No. 35N49Y

northwest to its terminus.

i. Forest Road No. 35N52Y (Dedrick Point Road) from its intersection with County

Road 401 west to its terminus.

j. Forest Road No. 33N41 (Hocker Meadow Road) from its intersection with

County Road 415 (Red Hill Road) west to its terminus.

k. Forest Road No. 33N30 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 33N41

(Hocker Meadow Road) southeast to its terminus.

1. Forest Road No. 33N51 (Carter Ranch Road) from its intersection with Forest

Road No. 33N47 (Soldier Creek Road) northwest to its terminus.

m. Forest Road No. 33N05Y (Hayfork Divide Road) from its intersection with Forest

Road No. 33N47 (Soldier Creek Road) northwest to its terminus at Forest Road

No. 33N32.

n. Forest Road No. 33N32 (Hayfork Divide Road) from its intersection with Forest

Road No. 33N47 northeast to its terminus at Forest Road No. 33N05Y.

o. Forest Road No. 33N45 (Eagle Ranch Road) from its intersection with Forest

Road No. 4N16 north to its terminus.

p. Forest Road No. 33N50 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 33N45 west to

its terminus.

q. Forest Road No. 33N49 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 33N50 north

to its terminus.

r. Forest Road Nos. 33N19, 33N29 and 33N31 in their entireties.

s. Forest Trail No. 10W12 (Dolly Ditch Trail) between Forest Road No. 33N38 and

Forest Road No. 33N39.

t. Forest Trail No. 10W11 (East Weaver Lake Trail) from its intersection with

Forest Road No. 33N38 north to its terminus.

u. Forest Trail No. 9W23 (East Weaver Creek Trail) from the trail head northwest to

its intersection with Forest Trail No. 9W23A

v. Forest Trail No. 9W23A from its intersection with Forest Trail No. 9W23

northwest to its intersection with Forest Road No. 35N48Y

w. Forest Trail No. 9W22 (East Fork Lake) from the trail head north east to East

Fork Lake.

x. Forest Trail No. 10W08 (Canyon Creek) from the Canyon Creek Trail Head north

to its terminus.

y. Forest Trail No. 10W06 (Bear Creek) from the Canyon Creek Trail Head

northeast to its terminus.

z. Forest Trail No. 9W20 from the Stuart Fork Trail Head north to its terminus.

aa. Forest Trail No. 10W04 from its intersection with Forest Trail No. 9W20

northwest to its terminus at Alpine Lake.

36 CFR 261.54(e); 36 CFR 261.55(a).

Pursuant to 36 CFR261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1. Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the otherwise

prohibited act or omission.

2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting

force in the performance of an official duty.

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

A. A violation of this prohibition is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an

individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment from not more than 6 months, or

both. 16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed at Redding, California this 8th day of September, 2017.

DAVID R. MYERS

Forest Supervisor

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

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