News and Fire Updates

    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 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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    Southwest Idaho spring prescribed fire burning planned

    Posted by swidrxfire - April 4, 2017 - Fire Update, General Information, News

    Southwest Idaho interagency fire managers anticipate favorable spring weather conditions for planned low-intensity prescribed fires. Prescribed fires are designed to reduce hazardous vegetation (fuels), catastrophic wildfire potential, improve wildlife habitat, and reduce wildfire threats to communities. The website is updated with information regarding southwest burns planned within Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), Bureau of […]

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    Boise National Forest Completes Fall Burning Program

    Posted by swidrxfire - November 1, 2016 - Fire Update, News

    The Boise National Forest Districts have completed the 2016 fall prescribed fire program. Weather and conditions permitting, fire managers may ignite pile burning through November. Check back with us in the spring of 2017 for further updates.  

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