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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 30

Regional Order No. 20-23 USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from […]

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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 22

California’s wildfire season is not yet over. In the interest of the safety of firefighters and visitors to the national forests in the Pacific Southwest Region, fire restrictions are being kept in place to prevent further fires from being started and overtaxing the resources of those fighting existing wildfires. The Regional Emergency Fire restrictions order […]

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Inyo National Forest Rescinds Forest Closure Order Effective Immediately

The Inyo National Forest has rescinded Forest Closure 05-04-51-20-17, effective immediately due to diminished fire risk from the SQF Complex (Castle Fire). This opens the Monache Meadows area. As a reminder, the following closures are still in effect: • Inyo National Forest within Madera County remains closed. The most common destinations are Reds Meadow Valley […]

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Regional Forest Extends Emergency Fire Restrictions to Oct. 15

Regional Order No. 20-21 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and  protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from October […]

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Inyo National Forest Partial Re-opening | Some closures still in effect

INF Press Release – Date: October 2, 2020 The Inyo National Forest announces a partial re-opening of the forest on October 3. Open: Wildernesses in the Inyo Mountains and the White Mountains, front country dispersed areas throughout the forest, developed sites, resorts, and recreation resident cabins. Developed recreation campgrounds will re-open. However, many campgrounds will remain […]

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Forest Service Revises Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California

[September 30, 2020 – Press Release] VALLEJO, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has revised closure orders and fire prohibitions in California. These decisions will continue to be evaluated daily. The revisions include: 1. Easing fire restrictions – Propane and gas stove use is now permitted on developed recreation sites on National […]

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Inyo National Forest Closure Extended to October 8

(Press Release) Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:14 PM Subject: Inyo National Forest Closure Good afternoon: Today, we received direction from the Regional Office that the Emergency Forest Closures would be extended for the seven of the nine forests that are currently closed. This includes the Inyo National Forest. The regional order is expected to […]

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Virtual Public Meeting Tonight on Status of Creek Fire: 7-8pm

Join representatives from the Creek Fire Incident Management Team, the United States Forest Service, Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District, Mono County Sheriff and the Town of Mammoth Lakes tonight, September 29, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. to receive a presentation and to ask questions about the status of the Creek Fire. There is no planned […]

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