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Dolan Fire

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Los Padres National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1980 Old Mission Drive
Solvang, CA 93464

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FOREST ORDER NUMBER 05-07-51-20-20

Dolan Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/5/2020

DOLAN FIRE EMERGENCY AREA CLOSURE
LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
MONTEREY RANGER DISTRICT

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 551 and 36 C.F.R. 261.50(a) and (b) and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited in the Monterey Ranger District within the Los Padres National Forest. This Order is effective from September 3, 2020, until the Dolan Fire is declared out.

1.  Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the Dolan Fire Closure Area, as described in Exhibit A and shown on Exhibit B. 36 C.F.R. 261.52(e)
2.  Being on any National Forest System road within the Dolan Fire Closure Area, as described in Exhibit A and shown on Exhibit B. 36 C.F.R. 261.54(e)
3.  Being on any National Forest System trail within the Dolan Fire Closure Area, as shown on Exhibit B. 36 C.F.R. 261.55(a).

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

1.  Any Federal, State or Local Law Enforcement Officer or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
2.  Owners or lessees of private land within the Dolan Fire Closure Area, to the extent necessary to gain access to their land.
3.  Persons who reside within the Dolan Fire Closure Area, to the extent necessary to gain access to their residences.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 C.F.R. Part 261, Subpart A.  

A violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization or imprisonment for not more than six months or both. 16 U.S.C. 551 and 18 U.S.C. 3559, 3571 and 3581.

Done at Goleta, California this 2nd day of September, 2020.

KEVIN B. ELLIOTT
Forest Supervisor
Los Padres National Forest

This Order supersedes Order 05-07-51-20-19, dated August 25, 2020. 

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