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McKinney Fire

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Unit Information

1711 S. Main St 
Yreka, 
96097 
1711 S. Main St 
Yreka, 
96097 

Incident Contacts

  • Klamath National Forest
    Phone:
    530-842-6131
    Hours:
    Daily 8-5p

Klamath National Forest Closure Order 8/17/2022

McKinney Fire
Closures - 08/17/2022

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 26 l .50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Happy Camp, Oak Knoll, and Scott River Ranger Districts of the Klamath National Forest. This Order is effective from August 13, 2022, at 11 AM, through August 31, 2022. 
 
l. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the McKinney Fire
Restricted Area ( described in Exhibit A) or the Yeti Fire Restricted Area ( described in Exhibit B), as shown on the attached map, Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.52(e).
2. Being on any National Forest System Road within the McKinney Fire Restricted Area (listed in Exhibit A) or the Yeti Fire Restricted Area (listed in Exhibit B), as shown on the attached map, Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.54(e).3. Being on any National Forest System Trail within the McKinney Fire Restricted Area(listed in Exhibit A) or the Yeti Fire Restricted Area (listed in Exhibit B), as shown on the attached map, Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.SS(a).4. Entering or using any Developed Recreation Site within the McKinney Fire Restricted Area (listed in Exhibit A) or the Yeti Fire Restricted Area (listed in Exhibit B), as shown on the attached map, Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.58(b).

Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order: 
l. 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 property.

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.