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Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1600 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93611

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Email: 2020.Creek@firenet.gov
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Re-Entry trips for Arnold Meadow, Beasore Meadow and Central Camp

Creek Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 10/14/2020

Sierra National Forest Bass Lake Ranger District and the Madera County Sheriff’s Office to coordinate a second re-entry trip for Arnold Meadow and Beasore Meadow as well as re-entry for the Central Camp Communities.

North Fork, CA. - The USFS-Sierra National Forest and Madera County Sheriff’s Office are coordinating a second Re-Entry trip for Arnold Meadows and Beasore Meadows as well as a Re-entry trip for the Central Camp Communities in order for community members to collect belongings and/or winterize their cabins.

Escorted access for the following areas within the Sierra National Forest-Bass Lake Ranger District, will only be allowed by permit and only to the following locations:

When:

Arnold Meadows/Beasore Meadows

Escorted Entry Date: Thursday October 22nd ,2020 only Escorted Exit Date: Sunday October 25th, 2020

Where to meet and receive Forest Permit/Escort:

Arnold Meadows community members will meet at the Old Mill Compound in North Fork, CA next to Madera County Fire Station #11 at 0900.

Beasore Meadows community members will meet at the Bass Lake Courthouse located on Road 274/ Road 222 at 0900.

When:

Central Camp

Escorted Entry Date: Friday October 23rd ,2020 only Escorted Exit Date: Monday October 26th, 2020

Where to meet and receive Forest Permit/Escort:

Central Camp community members will meet at the Bass Lake Courthouse located on Road 274/ Road 222 at 0900.

Each community predesignated meeting point will brief at 9:00 a.m. Madera County Sheriff’s and Sierra National Forest will provide FS permits and a briefing explaining what is permitted and what is not permitted while in your community. Be prepared and bring what you think you will need to complete the winterization of your home/property.


On October 25th, at 3:00 pm Arnold Meadows and Beasore Meadows escorts will arrive in Arnold Meadows/Beasore Meadows and community members will be escorted out of the community/forest. On October 25th, at 3:00pm the Central Camp escorts will arrive and community members will be escorted out of the community/forest.

The issued FS permit will only be for access to Arnold Meadow, Beasore Meadow and Central Camp through the closed Forest. The Sierra National Forest access remains restricted per Forest Closure Order No. 05-15-00-20-15. Anyone found outside the private property boundaries will be subject to citation and removal from the forest. There will be no trash services available or provided, it will be the responsibility of each party to be prepared to pack out their own trash. Please leave no trace!

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