Trail Closures for Wakina Sky Prescribed Burn
Incident: Helena Prescribed Burns Prescribed Fire
For public safety purposes the following trails and areas are closed until the order is rescinded. It is prohibited for any person to be on or in the area south of Forest Road #723 (Grizzly Gulch Road) and west of Waking Sky Road in unit #22 in T9N, R4W, Section 2. The Waking Sky Road will be closed to all non-local traffic. Waking Ridge Trail, Black Forest Trail #382, Stairway to Heaven Trail #384, Wakina Sky Trail #381 and Barking Dog Trail #384 will be closed to all traffic.
Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following are exempt from this order:
1. Any person with a permit authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission; 2. Any Federal, State or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fighting force in performance of an official duty.
Violations of these Prohibitions are punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organizations, or imprisonment for not mroe than six months, or both [16 U.S.C. 551, and 18 U.S.C. 3559 and 3571]
/s/ Kevin T. Riordan
March 25, 2013