Blue Cut Fire Emergency Closure 05-12-53-16-03

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST
Forest Order No. 05-12-53-16-03
Blue Cut Fire Closure

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the San Bernardino National Forest.  This Order is effective from September 3, 2016 through September 2, 2017.

  1. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the Blue Cut Fire Closure Area, as described on Exhibit A and shown on attached map.
  1. Being on any National Forest System trail within the Blue Cut Fire Closure Area, except for the Pacific Crest Trail, as shown on the attached map.
    36 CFR 261.55(a).
  1. Being on any National Forest System road within the Blue Cut Fire Closure Area, as shown on the attached map.  36 CFR 261.54(e).

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.
  1. Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
  1. Owners or lessees of private land within the Blue Cut 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 2nd day of September, 2016.

                                

JODY NOIRON
Forest Supervisor
San Bernardino National Forest

 

Signed Forest Order PDF
Forest Order Exhibit "A" PDF
Forest Order Closure Map PDF





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