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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.

Fall Burning Program Starting in Early October

Posted by swidrxfire - September 19, 2016 - Fire Update, News

Fall burning program to start in early October BOISE, Idaho, September 19, 2016 – Fire officials on the Boise National Forest will soon begin their annual fall prescribed burning program of nearly 3,100 acres this year, which could last for several weeks depending on weather and fuel conditions. Fire crews anticipate favorable weather conditions by […]

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Video – Prescribed Fires on Lowman Ranger District

Posted by swidrxfire - September 12, 2016 - General Information, News

Assistant Fire Management Officer Ryan Shannahan of the Lowman Ranger District describes the prescribed fire program on the Boise National Forest. Shannahan discusses fuel types, hand ignition versus aerial ignition, strategies and desired outcomes of the program. Filmed and edited by Susan Blake.

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Cottonwood RX Fire Planned – Mountain Home Ranger District

Posted by swidrxfire - August 31, 2016 - Fire Update, News

The Mountain Home Ranger District is planning on a prescribed burn in this area this fall and wants to alert anyone who is planning on hunting or other activities in this area:

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2016 Spring Prescribed Fire Program Completed

Posted by swidrxfire - May 23, 2016 - Fire Update, News

The Boise National Forest has completed the 2016 Spring Prescribed Fire Program.  Check back with us in October for the fall 2016 Prescribed Fire Program.  If you have further questions, you may call the Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100.  We will post any further updates at www.rxfire.com.  Thanks.

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Lowman Ranger District plans burn in Rock Creek Area

Posted by swidrxfire - May 10, 2016 - Fire Update

Weather and conditions permitting, the Lowman Ranger District of the Boise National Forest plans to hand ignite this Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 in the Rock Creek burn area. Fire managers plan to burn approximately 75-85 acres each day. The burn area is approximately 2 miles south of Lowman, Idaho, near State Highway […]

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Cascade Ranger District Spring Burns Planned

Posted by swidrxfire - May 2, 2016 - Fire Update

BOISE, Idaho, May 2, 2016 – The Cascade Ranger District on the Boise National Forest plans to start their annual spring prescribed burn program in the upcoming weeks as the winter snow pack recedes in the mountains. Two prescribed burning operations are planned in the following locations: Golden Antimony Unit 4/5, 274 acres – Located […]

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