New Closure Order for Area Access Moose Meadows Fire
Incident: Moose Meadow Wildfire
BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE NATIONAL FOREST
Pintler Ranger District
Order No. 2013-D8-031
Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (a), the following acts are prohibited on the
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. This temporary restriction is in addition to those enumerated in Subpart A, Part 261, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations and will remain in effect from August 10, 2013 until September 30, 2013 unless rescinded earlier.
36 CFR 261.55 – National Forest System Trails. When provided by an order issued in accordance with 261.50 of this subpart, the following are prohibited on a National Forest System trail: Being on a trail (Title 36 CFR261.55(a)).
For the purpose of this order, the trails described below are closed to all bicycle, foot and horse travel for public safety from August 10, 2013 until September 30, 2013, unless rescinded earlier. The trails closure description follows with a map attachment
Beginning in the NE ¼, Section 20, T4N, R16W just past the intersection with Moose Meadow Creek and continuing south and west to the fire edge in the NE ¼, section 30, T4N, R16W. Trail #8109beginning in the SE ¼, Section 14, T4N, R16W just past the intersection with Senate Creek and continuing southwest to its end located at the junction with the 5107 road in the SE ¼, Section 28, T4N, R16W.
Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50 (e), the following are exempt from this restriction:
1. Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
Done at Dillon, Montana this 9th day of August, 2013.
/s/ Patty Bates
Acting Forest Supervisor
Violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both (16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559 and 3571).
Notification: A copy of this order shall be posted as prescribed under 36 CFR 261.51.