UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE
UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST
ORDER NO. 06-14-04-21-15 FIRE EMERGENCY AREA CLOSURE
This order supersedes Order No. 06-14-04-21-14, signed 7/10/21 by Forest Supervisor Eric Watrud and this order supersedes Order No. 06-14-04-21-13, signed 7/09/21 by Forest Supervisor Eric Watrud.
Pursuant to 16 USC 551, 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), the following prohibition is established within the Pomeroy Ranger District of the Umatilla National Forest. This order becomes effective on July 11, 2021 and will remain in force through October 31, 2021 or the order is rescinded, whichever is sooner.
1. It is prohibited to go into or be upon any area, road, or trail which is closed for the protection of public health and safety. 36 CFR § 261.53(e)
FIRE EMERGENCY AREA CLOSURE:
The Fire Emergency Area Closure is defined as follows:
All Forest Service lands, roads, and trails within the Pomeroy Ranger District of the Umatilla National Forest. See Exhibit A for area closure map.
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this order:
Persons with 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.
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 in 36 C.F.R. Part 261, Subpart A.
Violations of this prohibition are 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 USC § 551; 18 USC §§ 3551, 3559, 3571, and 3581).
Done at Pendleton, Oregon, this 11th day of July 2021.
Digitally signed by ERIC
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Forest Supervisor Umatilla National Forest