Welcome to rxfire.com – your source of information about the use of prescribed fire by the Idaho Department of Lands Southwest Idaho Forest Protective District, the Bureau of Land Management Lower Snake River District, and the Boise, Payette, and Sawtooth National Forests.

Week of May 2 – Emmett and Cascade Ranger Districts Plan Prescribed Burns

Posted by swidrxfire - May 2, 2016 - Fire Update

Weather and conditions permitting, on Tuesday, May 3rd, the Emmett Ranger District plans to ignite approximately 2,000 acres in the Rocky Canyon Project area. The burn is an aerial ignition and located approximately 5 air miles north of Crouch up the Middle Fork of the Payette River. Ignition will start around 11:00 a.m. or when […]

Read More

No Fires Planned for Week of April 25

Posted by swidrxfire - April 25, 2016 - Fire Update, News

For the week of April 25, there are no prescribed fires planned for the Boise NF.

Read More

Lawman Ranger District Plans Burn Southwest of Lowman

Posted by swidrxfire - April 21, 2016 - Fire Update

For the week of April 18, weather and conditions permitting, on Wednesday, April 20, the Lowman Ranger District of the Boise NF plans a hand ignition of 80 acres in the Rock Creek Burn Block 1 unit at approximately 10:30 a.m. The burn is located 1/2 mile southwest of Lowman and near the junction of […]

Read More

Spring Prescribed Burning Planned

Posted by swidrxfire - March 20, 2016 - Fire Update, General Information, News

Spring Prescribed Burning Planned With spring season conditions approaching, Boise National Forest fire managers soon anticipate favorable weather conditions to allow for the ignition of low-intensity prescribed fires across the Forest. These burns are designed to reduce vegetation (fuels) and wildfire potential, improve wildlife habitat, and reduce threats to nearby communities. A total of fourteen areas […]

Read More

Idaho City Ranger District – Burns Near Placerville

Posted by swidrxfire - November 24, 2015 - Fire Update

Burning an acre total of landing piles over in the Little Ophir/Ophir Clay area, N. of New Centerville.

Read More

Slash and Debris Pile Burning to Continue Through November

Posted by swidrxfire - November 10, 2015 - Fire Update, General Information, News

Weather and conditions permitting, the Boise National Forest District Fuel Managers will continue to burn slash, landing and debris piles through November. Check back with us again in spring for updates on the new 2016 Prescribed Fire Program. Updates and news releases will be posted on www.rxfire.com and you may call the Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100 […]

Read More