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Fall Burning Program Planned

Posted by admin - September 18, 2014 - Fire Update, News

BOISE, Idaho – With wetter conditions and cooler weather, Boise National Forest fire managers plan to start their annual fall prescribed burning program. Approximately 3000 acres are planned for burning, which could occur at various times for several weeks depending on weather and fuel conditions. Fire crews anticipate favorable weather conditions next week in the […]

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Lowman Ranger District Plans Fall Prescribed Burn Program

Posted by admin - September 14, 2014 - Fire Update, News

Lowman, ID – The Lowman Ranger District of the Boise National Forest is planning to start the annual fall prescribed burn program as early as mid-September, pending weather and precipitation The District’s fall burn plan includes both aerial and hand ignitions: Sam’s Pine (500 acres) – The burn will be ignited through the use of […]

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Spring Prescribed Fire Program Completed

Posted by admin - May 21, 2014 - Fire Update, News

With the exception of the 2014 Fire School Burn – 3 miles north of Idaho City – on Thursday May 22. The Boise National Forest Spring Prescribed Fire Program is completed.    

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Wildland Fire Fighting Practice Burn Set For Thursday May 22

Posted by admin - May 19, 2014 - Fire Update, News

On Thursday, May 22, nearly 70 new fire fighters will get a chance to experience working on a wildfire as they complete “Fire School”.  The practice burn is approximately 3 miles east of Idaho City and just off Highway 21. Ignition will begin near 10:30 AM and conclude around noon. Reporters are welcome to attend […]

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Prescribed Fire Planned for Bear Basin Near McCall

Posted by admin - May 12, 2014 - Fire Update, News

The Payette National Forest will be applying prescribed fire to the Bear Basin area this spring.  This will occur in 3 areas within Bear Basin, and begin approximately in mid-May.  Trailheads and roads that lead into these areas will be posted with caution signs and maps showing areas to be burned. Fire personnel will insure […]

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Idaho City Ranger District Plans Alder West Burn for Saturday

Posted by admin - May 2, 2014 - Fire Update

Weather and conditions permitting, the Idaho City Ranger District is planning on 125 acres in the Alder West 2 unit on Saturday May 3, 2014. The burn area approximately 2 miles north of Placerville. (T4N R7E Sec. 2 Lat. 43° 55.59’ X Long. 115° 57.35’).

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