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Inyo Creek Fire

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Inyo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop, CA 93514

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Revised Forest Closure Order, Inyo Creek Fire, July 1, 2021

Inyo Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 7/1/2021

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(b), and to provide for public safety, the following act is prohibited within the Mt. Whitney Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest. This Order is effective from July 2, 2021, until November 30, 2021.

Being on National Forest System Trail No. 3501 (Whitney Portal NRT) beginning at Lone Pine Campground (Sec 29, T 15S, R 35E MDM) and continuing to its terminus at Whitney Portal (Sec 36, T 15S, R 34E MDM), as shown on Exhibit A. 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. Persons with a Forest Service Permit No. FS-7700-48 (Permit for Use of Roads, Trails, or Areas Restricted by Regulation or Order), specifically exempting them from 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.

This prohibition is in addition to the general prohibitions contained in 36 C.F.R. Part 261, Subpart A. A violation of this prohibition 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 6 months, or both. 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 18 U.S.C. §§ 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed in Bishop, California, this 1st day of July 2021.

LESLEY YEN Forest Supervisor
Inyo National Forest

This Order supersedes Forest Order No. 05-04-51-21-16, dated June 25, 2021

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