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About Fire

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.

Public Service Announcements


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

October 5, 2020
Idaho’s shared effort toward reducing wildfire risk has new coordinator
September 10, 2020
Help with Idaho Wildfires
September 7, 2020
Five large wildfires burn at the same time
August 31, 2020
Whitetail Loop Fire burns down home, structure
August 23, 2020
Sunday Copeland Fire update near McCall

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