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Grizzly Creek Fire Area Closure

Grizzly Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 8/11/2020

Order# WRNF-2020- 23 Fire Closure
Eagle-Holy Cross, Aspen-Sopris, Rifle Ranger Districts
FIRE CLOSURE: Grizzly Creek Fire Area
Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50 (a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on all National Forest System lands within the Grizzly Creek Fire Area on the White River National Forest, Eagle and Garfield Counties, State of Colorado (the "Restricted Area") and described to the east boundary from the Colorado River Road in Dotsero, to the south at the White River National Forest boundary in Glenwood Canyon, to the north at the southern boundary of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, and to the west near Adams Lake. Lands include map sections: T.2s R.88w Sec.30-35; T.2S R.89W. Sec. 25-26; T.2S R.89W. Sec. 35-26; T.3S R.87W. Sec.19-20; T.3S R.87W. Sec.29-32; T.3S R.88W. Sec.2-11; T.3S R.88W. Sec.13-36; T.3S R.89W. Sec.1-2; T.3S R.89W. Sec.10-15; T.3S R.89W. Sec.21-28 T.3S R.89W. Sec.33-36; T.4S R.87W. Sec.5-8; T.4S R.87W. Sec.17-20; T.4S R.87W. Sec.29-33; T.4S R.88W. Sec.1-36; T.4SR.89W. Sec.1-4;  T.4S R.89W. Sec.9-16; T.4S R.89W. Sec.21-28; T.4S R.89W. Sec.33-26; T.5S R.87W. Sec.4-9;T.5S R.87W. Sec.16-21; T.5S R.87W. Sec.21-34; T.5S R.88W. Sec.1-36 T.5S R.89W. Sec.1-4; T.5S R.89W.Sec.10-15; T.5S R.89W. Sec.22-27; T.5S R.89W. Sec.36; T.6S R.87W. Sec.6-7; T.6S R.88W. Sec.1-16; T.6SR.88W. Sec.1-2 in the White River National Forest National Forest.
 The Restricted area is also depicted on the attached map, hereby incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A.
The purposes of this Order are to: (1) provide for public safety; and (2) prevent interference with firefighting operations.
PROHIBITIONS: This Order prohibits the following:
Going into or occupying the Restricted Area until this Closure Order is rescinded. 36 C.F.R. § § 261.52(e). 
 Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this order:
1) Any federal, state or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force, in the performance of an official duty;
2) Persons or entities with a written Forest Service exemption specifically exempting them from the effect of this Order.
This Order becomes effective at 12:01 am on 8/11/20 and remains in effect until rescinded.
Done at Glenwood Springs, CO, this 11th day of August, 2020
Scott Fitzwilliams

Forest Supervisor
White River National Forest
A violation of the prohibitions in this Order is punishable as a Class B misdemeanor by a fine of not more than$5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for a legal entity other than an individual, or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both. (16 U.S.C. § 551 and 18 U.S.C. §§ 3559 and 3571).
Order# WRNF-2020- 23 Fire Closure


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