Idaho Department of Lands Fire Management (IDL Fire) in partnership with two Timber Protection Associations and with the support of rural volunteer fire departments and other partners, are responsible for fire suppression and prevention on more than 6 million acres of state and private forests and rangelands in Idaho. IDL Fire focuses on initial attack with the goal of keeping fires at 10 acres or less. IDL Fire protects and preserves important endowment timber assets that help fund Idaho schools and other beneficiaries, as well as millions of acres of private forestland.
Resources and information for preparing landscapes and structures for wildfire, wildfire warnings and alerts, and education.
Loggers skilled at using equipment designed to cut down trees, move branches/timber slash and building trails can assist with wildfires.
Rangeland Fire Protection Associations leverage local knowledge among ranchers to provide initial attack on wildfires.
Forestry and Fire Grants is a one-stop-shop for all grants administered by the Idaho Department of Lands.
This page is intended for use by fire managers and includes dispatch zone agreements, contracting and forms.
Obtain a “Certificate of Compliance – Fire Hazard Management Agreement Notification of Forest Practice” for timber harvests.