Bureau of Land Management Issues Emergency Closure for Public Lands within the Skyline Complex Poole Fire

Roseburg, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Roseburg District has issued an emergency closure for BLM administered-public lands within the Skyline Complex/Poole Fire area, located three miles southeast of Days Creek, OR. This closure is to protect persons, property, and public lands and resources by temporarily closing or restricting uses on designated public lands until the fire is declared controlled and suppression repair can occur.

This Order is effective at 09:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on the 31st day of August 2021 and will remain in effect until further notice.

This closure is necessary to protect public land users from risks associated with unmitigated safety hazards, resource damage, active wildland fire, fire suppression, suppression repair, emergency stabilization, and burned area rehabilitation.

The full closure notice is available at:

https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/docs/2021-08/orwa-fpo-rbg-083121.pdf

The Map of the closure area is available at:

https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/docs/2021-08/orwa-fpo-rbg-083121-map.pdf

The BLM protects persons, property, and public lands and resources by temporarily closing or restricting uses on designated public lands pursuant to 43 CFR §8364.1 and 43 CFR §9268.3(d).

For additional information on Fire Closures and Restrictions, please visit: https://www.blm.gov/orwafire.

For additional information on the BLM, Roseburg District, please visit the web at: https://www.blm.gov/office/roseburg-district-office.

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

Release Date

Organization

Bureau of Land Management

Office

Roseburg District Office

Contacts

Name:
Cheyne Rossbach