Plumas National Forest Supervisor Chris Carlton has issued a Forest Closure Order for the Beckwourth Fire Complex on the Beckwourth Ranger District.
“I have decided to issue Emergency Fire Closure, Forest Order No. 05-11-01-21-11, to prohibit going into or being upon National Forest System Lands within the Beckwourth Fire Complex on the Beckwourth Ranger District of the Plumas National Forest, as described in Exhibit A and shown on the attached map, Exhibit B. This Order will be in effect from July 8, 2021, through August 1, 2021,” Carlton said in a release today. “This Order is being implemented to provide for public safety during emergency circumstances related to ongoing wildfires and extreme fire danger.”
This Order includes an exemption for persons with a Forest Permit for Use of Roads, Trails, or Areas Restricted by Regulation or Order (Form FS-7700-48). Authorization under this exemption will only be provided if Carlton a delegate determine that the risk to personal health and safety is reasonable considering the circumstances of the request.