Termination of Closure Area
Incident: Lodgepole Wildfire
Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), the prohibition listed in Order number 04-13-13-556 Lodgepole Fire Area Closure, applicable to the Challis/Yankee Fork Ranger District, Salmon-Challis National Forest, dated August 28, 2013, and signed by Stefanie Melvin for Charles A. Mark, is hereby terminated.
All previous areas closed due to the Lodgepole Fire are now open. For your safety, please be advised that some areas may contain hazards such as: ash and needles on the trail that can make the trail slippery, burned out stump holes that make the ground week and unstable, unstable dead trees, loose rocks and logs that have the potential to roll, and flash flooding and mud flows especially in areas without vegetation. Take proper safety precautions such as: checking the weather forecast, let someone know where you are, and locate your camp away from burned trees. Conditions in a burned forest change constantly! Be alert at all times. For further information regarding these areas call the Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District at 208-879-4100.