News and Fire Updates

    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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    Mountain Home RD plans ignition of Cottonwood II Prescribed Burn

    Posted by swidrxfire - October 11, 2016 - Fire Update, News

    The Mountain Home Ranger District of the Boise National Forest is planning to ignite a prescribed burn in the Cottonwood drainage located in a portion of Hunting Unit 39. The burn is approximately 900 acres using both aerial and hand ignition and expected to occur in mid-October or November weather and conditions permitting. The area […]

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    Cascade Ranger District plans Crawford Aspen Burn on Wednesday

    Posted by swidrxfire - September 27, 2016 - Fire Update, News

    Weather and conditions permitting, the Cascade District plans to ignite the Crawford Aspen prescribed burn on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  The burn is an area managed for Aspen restoration and is approximately 7 acres in size.  It is located west of the Crawford Work Station, 4 air miles northeast of Cascade, Idaho.  Ignition is anticipated […]

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