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fireIDL is responsible for fire prevention, fire mitigation, and fire suppression. The ten Forest Protective Districts and two Timber Protective Associations are responsible for the protection of more than 6 million acres of state and private forest and rangelands. The department works with tribal and interagency partners across jurisdictional boundaries to ensure statewide fire protection.


To conserve and protect six million acres of private, state and federal forestlands by preventing and/or suppressing all unwanted fire; to enhance forest management on state endowment lands by utilizing fire as a management tool; and to help local communities better cope with wildfire in the wildland urban interface.

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For questions specific to a geographic location or fire incident:
Contact Area Office or Fire District

For statewide programmatic questions:
Fire Management / Coeur d’Alene Staff Office
(208) 769-1525

Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (Orofino)
(208) 476-5612

Southern Idaho Timber Protective Association (McCall)
(208) 634-2268

Latest Fire News

November 14, 2019
Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee to meet in December
October 16, 2019
IDL fire safety burn permit season ends October 21

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