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Bell Fire

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Stanislaus National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
19777 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370

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The Stanislaus NF is still restricting some access and activities

Bell Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/19/2020

Sept. 19, 2020: The Stanislaus National Forest is reopening sections of the forest again to public access after the Pacific Southwest Region rescinded its regional closure order. The regional closure order signed by Regional Forester Randy Moore expired at 8 a.m. today.. Fire restrictions remain in effect at all elevations on the forest, which prohibit using any ignition sources, including campfires, propane or gel-fuel stoves and smoking materials.

Forest Order STF-16-2020-19, Temporary Camping, Occupancy, and Use Restrictions: prohibits dispersed camping in high and moderate fire hazard areas as well as recreational target shooting, but opens the forest for day use between sunrise and sunset, and authorizes some developed campgrounds.

For more information please see our main web page at:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/stanislaus/