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Cascade Ranger District Plans Prescribed Burn South of Cascade

Posted by swidrxfire - October 5, 2017 - Fire Update

On Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, weather and conditions permitting, the Cascade Ranger District plans to ignite approximately 60-70 slash piles using hand ignition near the administration site of Crawford workstation. The piles are located 4-5 miles east of Cascade along Forest Highway 22. If you have any questions, you may contact the Cascade Ranger District […]

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Southwest Idaho Fall Prescribed Fire Burning Planned

Posted by swidrxfire - September 27, 2017 - Fire Update, General Information, News

Boise, Idaho, September 26, 2017 — Southwest Idaho interagency fire managers anticipate favorable fall weather conditions for planned low-intensity prescribed fires. Prescribed fires are designed to reduce hazardous vegetation (fuels), large wildfire potential to communities, and improve wildlife habitat. Weather and conditions permitting, prescribed burns are scheduled to start in September and continue through November. […]

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Boise National Forest Completes 2017 Spring Prescribed Fire Program

Posted by swidrxfire - June 7, 2017 - Fire Update, General Information, News

The Boise National Forest has completed the 2017 Spring Prescribed Fire Program. Please check back with us in October for updates about the 2017 Fall Prescribed Fire Program. If you have further questions, you may call the Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100. We will continue to posting updates to www.rxfire.com and updating the prescribed fire […]

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Idaho City Ranger District plans burn along Granite Creek Drainage

Posted by swidrxfire - May 30, 2017 - Fire Update

Weather and conditions permitting, the Idaho City Ranger District is planning to ignite a prescribed burn on 05/31/2017, from 8 a.m. to noon. The burn will be approximately 110 acres and is located 1 ½ miles north along the Granite Creek Drainage near the National Forest System (NFS) road 327 . Lat/Long = 43°49’42″N X […]

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Idaho City Ranger District Prescribed Burn Planned for May 25, 2017

Posted by swidrxfire - May 24, 2017 - Fire Update, News

Weather and conditions permitting, The Idaho City Ranger District is planning to ignite a 5-10 acre prescribed burn associated with fire school training at approximately 11 a.m. The burn is located in the Granite Creek drainage along National Forest System (NFS) road 327A. The burn area will include 5 small fires ranging from 1-2 acres […]

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Horsethief RX Burn Cancelled

Posted by swidrxfire - May 11, 2017 - Fire Update

The Cascade Ranger District has decided to cancel the Horsethief RX burn that was scheduled for Friday, May12 due to predicted winds that put us out of prescription and also pose a risk to Aviation resources.

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