Boise County Emergency Notifications: 208 462-0552
Fire Management


CLICK ABOVE TO REGISTER FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS 

EVACUATIONS: 

There are no evacuations in place in Boise County. 

The Boise County Sheriff has created some information for residents to help prepare for the fire season.  Boise County Evacuation Policy     Evacuation Tips for residents

WILDFIRES: 

There are currently no wildfires threatening Boise County homes.  

FIRE RESTRICTIONS:

BOISE COUNTY OPEN BURNING BAN

Boise County's ban on outdoor burning is contained in Ordinance 2017-01 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

Federal and State fire agencies have implemented STAGE 1 Fire Restrictions throughout Boise County. More information at  http://www.idahofireinfo.com/p/fire-restrictions. 

 

HUNTING INFORMATION: https://idfg.idaho.gov/blog/2016/08/get-current-fire-information-here

SMOKE INFORMATION — Idaho smoke information can be found at idsmoke.blogspot.com

  

Visitors should be aware that annual seasonal roads and trails closures are in effect. Boise National Forest Motor Vehicle Use maps can be picked up at no charge at any Ranger District Office or they can be downloaded to your smart phone at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/boise/maps-pubs  

Further information is also available by calling the:

• Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100.

• Idaho City Ranger District at 208-392-6681

• Lowman Ranger District at 208 259-3361


 

AIR QUALITY:

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: 

 http://idsmoke.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website Developed By Veridean Technology Solutions
Images from Boise County, Idaho