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East Fork Fire

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Ashley National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Utah
Vernal, UT 84078

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Ashley National Forest Order: Temporary Trail Closure, 9/9/2020

East Fork Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/9/2020

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE
ORDER: TEMPORARY TRAIL CLOSURE
East Fork and Center Creek Trail Fire Closure Order Order Number 0401-20-05
EXEMPTIONS:
AREA DESCRIBED:
ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST
 
 
PROHIBITIONS:
 
Pursuant to title 36 CFR 261.50 (a) and (b), the following act is prohibited within the area described by this order, all within the Duchesne Ranger District, Ashley National Forest until notice to end.
    
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50 (e), the following persons are exempt from this order:

  1.  Persons with special use authorization or other Forest Service authorization.
  2. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  3. Federal or State administrative personnel in the performance of an official duty.

Everything within the boundary described. Starting from the Forest Boundary intersection with the Blind Stream Road Forest Service Road (FSR) 135, to Rock Creek Road FSR 143, up South For of Rock Creek to the Wilderness Boundary, to Mill Flatt Trail along the boundary of the Ashley and Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest to Red Knob Pass along Forest Service Trail FST 025 and Lake Fork River transitioning to FST 061 to East Slide Lake. Moving directly west to Swasey Lakes, then northwest to Yellowstone Creek Trail FST 057, up Milk Creek trail FST 055, around the Timothy Lake Basin North of Upper Carroll Lake, southeast to Mount Emmet, around the ridge to FST 055, along FST 055 to Limekiln Spring Road FST 123, to Yellowstone River Road FSR124, to the Forest Boundary to the intersection of Forest Boundary and the Yellowstone River Road and back along the Forest Boundary to intersection of Blind Stream Road and the Forest Boundary. (Exhibit 1).
 
Road Closures will be in effect on the Blind Stream Road Forest Service Road FSR 135 beginning at the Forest boundary north of Hannah, Utah to the intersection of the Blindstream Road, Rock Creek Road FSR 134, then south along the Rock Creek Road to the intersection with Forest Service Road 198, at the Lower Stillwater Ponds Picnic Area, the Moon Lake Road FSR 131 starting at the Forest Boundary, the Hells Canyon Road FSR 227, Yellowstone Road Creek Road FSR 124 and all associated secondary roads within the area closure.

PURPOSE:
For the purpose of public health and safety due to wildfire 36 CFR 261.53 (e).
 

Susan Eickhoff /s/
Forest Supervisor
Ashley National Forest 

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