Mtn Fire Closure 05-12-55-15-01

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST
Forest Order No.  05-12-55-15-01
Mountain Fire Closure

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited within the San Jacinto Ranger District of the San Bernardino National Forest.  This Order is effective from November 15, 2014 through November 14, 2015.

1.    Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the Mountain Fire Closure Area, as shown on Exhibit A and described in Exhibit B. 36 CFR 261.52(e).

2.    Being on any National Forest System road within the Mountain Fire Closure Area, except non-motorized use of the Forest Roads listed below and shown on Exhibit A.

a.   Forest Road No. 5S05 from its intersection with the boundary of the Mountain Fire Closure Area at the northern edge of Section 32, Township 5 South, Range 3 East, and continuing north to its intersection with Forest Road No. 5S21.

b.   Forest Road No. 5S21 from its intersection with Forest Road No. 5S05, and continuing northwest to the Mountain Fire Closure Area boundary at the northern edge of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 3 East.    36 CFR 261.54(e). 

3.    Being on any National Forest System trail within the Mountain Fire Closure Area, as shown on Exhibit A.  36 CFR 261.55(a).

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1.    Any Federal, State or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.

2.    Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.

3.    Owners or lessees of private land within the Mountain Fire Closure Area, to the extent necessary to gain access to their land.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both 16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed in San Bernardino, California, this 14th day of November, 2014

JODY NOIRON
Forest Supervisor
San Bernardino National Forest

Signed Forest Order PDF

Exhibit A Map PDF