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Halfway Hill Fire

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Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701

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Halfway Hill Fire Info
Email: 2022.HalfwayHill@firenet.gov
Phone: 435-414-9418

Fishlake NF Halfway Hill Closure Order Update 07-27-22

Halfway Hill Fire Wildfire
Closures – 7/27/2022

Order Number: 0408-22-06 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE FISHLAKE NATIONAL FOREST FILLMORE RANGER DISTRICT Halfway Hill Fire Area, Road and Trail Closure PROHIBITIONS: Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 CFR 261.50 (a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on the National Forest System (NFS) lands, roads, and trails in the Fillmore Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest, described below and shown on the attached map incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A (the “Described Area” and “Described Roads and Trails”):1. Being in the Described Area, 36 CFR 261.52(e).2. Being on the Described Roads, 36 CFR 261.54(e).3. Being on the Described Trails, 36 CFR 261.55(a).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 Forest Service 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.4. Owners or lessees of land in the Described Area with an incident escort approved by the Forest Service. DESCRIBED AREA, ROADS, AND TRAILS: Described Area: The Described Area begins at the junction of the Forest boundary with Sand Rock Ridge Road, follows the Forest boundary north until its junction with NFS Road (NFSR) 100, where it follows NFSR 100, Chalk Creek Canyon, until its junction with NFSR 096, following NFSR 096 south until its junction with NFSR 403, following NFST 103 and Forest boundary. It is located southwest of Fillmore, Utah. Described Roads and Trails: All NFS Roads and NFS Trails within the boundaries of the Described Area. PURPOSE: The purpose of this Order is to protect public and firefighter safety during active fire operations.IMPLEMENTATION:1. This Order will be in effect July 27, 2022 at 0800 hours and shall remain in effect until October 1, 2022 at 00:00 hours or until rescinded, whichever is earlier.2. A violation of the above prohibition(s) is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. [16 U.S.C. § 551, 18 U.S.C. §§ 3559, 3571, 3581].Order Number: 0408-22-06. Further information regarding this Order may be obtained at the Fillmore Ranger District Office (435) 743-5721 and the Fishlake National Forest Supervisor’s Office (435) 896-9233.Done at Richfield, UT this 27th day of July, 2022.________________________________________Michael T. Elson Forest Supervisor Fishlake National Forest

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