BOISE COUNTY IS NOW USING CODERED TO NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF EVACUATIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
PLEASE GO TO THE SHERIFF'S WEBPAGE TO SIGN UP FOR THESE NOTIFICATIONS.
The Boise County Sheriff has created some information for residents to help prepare for another fire season. Boise County Evacuation Policy Evacuation Tips for residents
Current information on SW Idaho wildfires is available at http://www.wildcad.net/WCIDBDC.htm.
For National wildfire news and information, please visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/, and then select the fire of interest.
For more information on Wildfire Smoke and your Health please visit: http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Health/EnvironmentalHealth/WildfireSmoke/tabid/2172/Default.aspx.
Or visit the Idaho Smoke Blog:
Boise County Open Burning Ban (July 1 through October 20)
CURRENTLY IN EFFECT: Boise County's ban on outdoor burning is contained in Ordinance 2014-03 and prohibits any open fires on private lands between July 1st and October 20th. This ban does not prohibit campfires in appropriate structures at private residences.The ban continues in effect between these dates regardless of the presence of state and federal restrictions.
Idaho's Open Burning Permits (May 10 through October 20)
The Idaho Department of Lands regulates any burning outside city limits statewide (excluding campfires) from May 10 to October 20. Permits from IDL can be obtained at http://burnpermits.idaho.gov/.
Current State and Federal Fire Restrictions
There are currently no federal or state restrictions in place in Boise County. Boise County's Ordinance 2014-03 remains in effect and controls open burning throughout the County.