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  • Fire-Safety Restrictions

    Forest Order 09-21-04

    To provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited within the Modoc National Forest.

    • Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire except persons with a valid California Campfire Permit are permitted to use a portable stove or lantern using gas if it is fueled by jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel.
    • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a building, within the Designated Recreation Sites listed in Exhibit A, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material.
    • Welding, or operating an acetylene or other torch with open flame.
    • Operating an internal combustion engine, except on National Forest System roads or trails.