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Paola Ridge Fire

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Flathead National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
650 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901

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9/17/2018 Area Closure Order: Paola Ridge Fire

Paola Ridge Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/17/2018

Order: D06-141-S-18

FLATHEAD NATIONAL FOREST
650 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901 Forest Supervisor's Order

AREA CLOSURE ORDER
PAOLA RIDGE FIRE

Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (b), the following restriction is in effect on the HungryHorse Ranger District on the Flathead National Forest, Flathead County, Montana as depicted on the mapattached as Exhibit A and herby incorporated into the:order. This temporary restriction is in addition to those enumerated in Subpart A, Part 261, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulation's, and becomes effective when signedand will remain in effect until rescinded. This closure is for public safety during firefighting operations.

36 CFR 26L53e - Special Closures:

It is prohibited to go into or be upon the area [Title 36 CFR 261.53(e)]

The closure cited in this order is to protect the public from potential harm from wildfires and fire-fighting operations associated with the existing and potential fire hazards.

Description of Closed Area:

This area closure applies to the Flathead National Forest and closes the following area:

All lands contained within the perimeter that is made by BNSF Railroad Tracks, 100 feet north of FS Road #1639, Sections 8, 5 and 32, and 100 feet south of Paola Creek.

See attached map, Exhibit A.

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