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Woodhead Fire

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Payette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
500 N Mission St
McCall, ID 83638

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Council Ranger District
Phone: 208-253-0100
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-4:30PM

Weiser Ranger District Office
Phone: 208-549-4200
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-4:30PM

9.15 Updated Forest Area Closure

Woodhead Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/15/2020

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE

PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST WEISER & COUNCIL RANGER DISTRICTS

Woodhead Fire Area Closure – Version #2 (For Public Safety)

PROHIBITIONS:

Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50(a) the following acts are prohibited in the area and on the roads and trails described in this Order, all within administrative boundaries of the Weiser and Council Ranger Districts, Payette National Forest. This Order goes into effect when signed and will remain in effect until October 15, 00:001 A.M. 2020 unless rescinded by the Forest Supervisor.

1.     Going into or being upon the Area described below. 36 CFR 261.52(e)

2.     Being on the trails within the Area. 36 CFR 261.55 (a)

3.     Being on the roads within the Area. 36 CFR 261.54 (e)

EXEMPTIONS:

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50 (e) the following persons are exempt from this order:

1.     Persons with a special use authorization or other authorization specifically exempting them from the effect of this Order.

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.

AREA DESCRIBED:

Woodhead Fire Area:

(1)  National Forest System lands within the boundary described as beginning at the intersection of the Payette National Forest boundary and the fire perimeter in T16N, R4W, Section 32; then continuing southwest along the fire perimeter to its intersection with the Payette National Forest boundary in T15N, R4W, Section 18; then continuing north along the Payette National Forest boundary to the point of origination at the intersection of the Payette National Forest boundary and the fire perimeter in T16N, R4W, Section 32.

(2)  National Forest System lands within the boundary described as beginning at the intersection of the Payette National Forest boundary and Idaho State Highway 71 on the south side of T16N, R4W, Section 20; then continuing east along the Payette National Forest boundary to the intersection of the Payette National Forest boundary and the Council Ranger District boundary in T18N, R2W, Section 13; then continuing north along the Council Ranger District boundary to the junction with the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area boundary in T21N, R2W, Section 15; then continuing west along the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area boundary to its junction with the Snake River in T22N, R3W, Section


15; then continuing south along the high water mark of the Snake River to its confluence with Deep Creek in T22N, R3W, Section 15; then continuing east along Deep Creek to its intersection with National Forest Trail (NFT) 218, in T22N, R3W, Section 15; then continuing south along NFT 218, but not including NFT 218 to its junction with Hells Canyon Road in T22N, R3W, Section 15; then continuing southwest along Hells Canyon Road NFR 454, but not including NFR 454 to its intersection with the Payette National Forest boundary in T20N, R4W, Section 33; then continuing south along the Payette National Forest boundary to its intersection with Idaho State Highway 71 in T16N, R4W, Section 7; then continuing east, along State Highway 71, but not including State Highway 71, to the point of origination at the intersection of State Highway 71 and the Payette National Forest boundary on the south side of T16N, R4W, Section 20.

PURPOSE:

The Woodhead Fire Area described above has ongoing wildfire activity within its perimeter. The Area is closed for public safety and protection from hazards associated with wildfire.

IMPLEMENTATION:

1.     This Order will be in effect when signed and remain in effect until October 15, 00:01 A.M. 2020 or until rescinded, whichever occurs first.

2.     A map identifying the Woodhead Fire Area is attached and made part of this Order.

3.     Any violation of this prohibition is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.00 for an individual, or $10,000.00 for an organization, and/or imprisonment for not more than six (6) months. [Title 16 USC 551, Title 18 USC 3571 (b)(6), Title 18 USC 3581 (b)(7)].

4.     This Order supersedes any previous Order(s) prohibiting the same or similar acts prohibited by this Order in the Area covered by this order.

5.     Further information regarding this Order may be obtained from the Weiser Ranger District (208 549-4200), Weiser ID, the Council Ranger Districts (208 253-0100), Council, ID, and the Payette National Forest Supervisor’s Office (208 634-0700), McCall, ID.

Done at McCall, ID this 15th day of September, 2020.


LINDA JACKSON


Digitally signed by LINDA JACKSON

Date: 2020.09.15

11:09:44 -06'00'


LINDA JACKSON

Forest Supervisor Payette National Forest

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