Trusted stewards of Idaho's resources, from main street to mountain top

Fire Management

top left photo The Idaho Department of Lands and two timber protective associations are responsible for fire prevention and protection on more than 6 million acres of state and private forests and rangelands.

We help protect and preserve important endowment timber assets as well as millions of acres of private forestland. We also enhance forest and rangeland management on state endowment trust lands by utilizing fire as a management tool. We also protect local communities from wildfire by reducing fuels.


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 Bureau
    Coeur d'Alene Staff Office
    (208) 769-1525
  • Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (Orofino)
    (208) 476-5612 Phone
  • Southern Idaho Timber Protective Association (McCall)
    (208) 634-2268 Phone

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