Monday, June 29, 2020

Fire Safety Reminders for Six Rivers National Forest

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 4:10 PM

click to enlarge The Six Rivers National Forest was established in 1947. - PHOTO BY HEIDI WALTERS
  • Photo by Heidi Walters
  • The Six Rivers National Forest was established in 1947.
Six Rivers National Forrest is reminding residents ahead of the Fourth of July weekend that fire restrictions are in effect in the forest to protect visitors, communities, employees and natural resources. 

“Every unwanted wildfire causes needless damage and during this COVID-19 pandemic, increases virus exposure to our firefighters and the public,” Interagency Fire Chief Josh Mathieson said in a release. 

According to the release, fire restrictions prohibit igniting, building, maintaining or using a fire outside of developed recreation sites, designated fire-safe sites, and wilderness areas within the boundaries of the Six Rivers National Forest.

Read the full release below.
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