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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka, CA 95501

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McCash Fire Closure, Six Rivers National Forest Order No. 21-10-14

McCash Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/29/2021

 McCash Fire Closure Six Rivers National Forest Order No. 21-10-14

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Ukonom Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest, Administered by the Six Rivers National Forest. This Order is effective from September 29, 2021, through October 15, 2021.

1. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the McCash Fire Closure Area, as described in Exhibit A and shown on the attached map. 36 C.F.R. § 261.52(e). 2. Being on any National Forest System road within the McCash Fire Closure Area, as described in Exhibit A and shown on the attached map. 36 C.F.R. § 261.54(e).

3. Being on any National Forest System trail within the McCash Fire Closure Area, as identified and shown on the attached map. 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 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.

3. Owners or lessees of land in the area, to the extent necessary to access their land.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 C.F.R. Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of these prohibitions 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.

McCash Fire Closure Six Rivers National Forest Order No. 21-10-14

Exhibit A

The McCash Fire Closure Area begins at the point where the Orleans Ranger District boundary crosses the Salmon River Road at Nordheimer Flat (Section 34, Township 11 North, Range 7 East HBM). The closure goes west from the starting point and follows the northeast side of the Salmon River Road to the crossing of Merrill Creek (Section 3, Township 11 North, Range 6 East HBM); then continues north along the east bank of Merrill Creek up to Offield Saddle at the junction of the 12N52 and 15N17 roads (NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 14, Township 12 North, Range 6 East HBM); then continues north on the east side of 5N17 to the junction of 5N17 and 13N11 roads (northeast corner of Section 6, Township 12 North, Range 7 East HBM); then follows the east side of the 13N11 road to the junction of 13N11 and 14N01 (Section 4, Township 13 North, Range 6 East HBM); then continues north to the southeastern corner of Section 34, Township 14 North, Range 6 East; then continues along the eastern boundary of Sections 34, 27, 22, 15, Township 14 North, Range 6 East until it meets the south bank of the Klamath River (Section 11, Township 14 North, Range 6 East HBM); then continues along the northern boundary of the Ukonom Ranger District to the junction of the Ukonom, Happy Camp, and Scott River Ranger Districts (Section 19, Township 43 North, Range 12 West MDM); then continues south along the Ukonom Ranger District boundary south to the start point (Section 34, Township 11 North, Range 7 East HBM).

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