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Idaho Fire Safety Burn Permits

Individuals living outside city limits anywhere in Idaho who plan to burn for any reason—including crop residue burning and excluding recreational campfires—during closed fire season, from May 10 to October 20 every year, must obtain a fire safety burn permit.

If you live inside city limits and you plan to burn, a permit from your local fire department may be required.

As a convenience to the grower, DEQ's crop residue burning application communicates with the Idaho Department of Land's (IDL) burn permits system to assist in issuing IDL burn permits. IDL burn permits for crop residue burning may only be obtained through DEQ's system. DEQ's crop residue burning application contains links to view the IDL burn permit. For questions about fire safety permits, contact IDL at 866-581-6498.


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*Daily burn decisions are due by 11:00am local time. If this page returns no data, no final burn decision is available at this time. Please check for preliminary burn decisions by clicking the 'Preliminary Decisions' link above, or check back after 11:00 am.

9/13/2018 - Southern Idaho Counties

Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:

Today will see a chance for showers over the northern regions of southern Idaho. The surface pressure gradient will be oriented from the west to east with tightening over eastern Idaho. Surface wind speeds will range from 5-15 mph and be from the southwest to northwest with higher wind speeds over the eastern airsheds. Skies will be sunny to mostly cloudy. Mixing heights will range from 3,000-9,000 feet AGL. Transport wind speed will be between 10-25 mph and be from the southwest to northwest. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and EXCELLENT in the afternoon. Inversions are expected to break between 11am-1pm. Air quality is good. Both PM2.5 and ozone concentrations are below program concentration thresholds.

Disclaimer:
This meteorological forecast discussion was prepared for Idaho Department of Environmental Quality for the sole purpose of forecasting crop residue burn decisions within the State of Idaho by DEQ staff. DEQ burn decisions do not apply to the Coeur d'Alene and Nez Perce Reservations. For forecasts and burn decisions for the Coeur d'Alene and Nez Perce Reservations, call 800-345-1007.

Final Burn Decisions

County Burn Decision Number of Acres Comments
ADA No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
ADAMS No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
BANNOCK No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
BEAR LAKE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
BINGHAM No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
BLAINE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
BOISE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
Bonneville Burn Day 77 Burn Window: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
BUTTE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
CAMAS No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
CANYON Burn Day 25 Burn Window: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CARIBOU Burn Day 575 Burn Window: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CASSIA No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
CLARK No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
CUSTER No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
ELMORE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
FRANKLIN No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
FREMONT No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
GEM No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
GOODING No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
JEFFERSON Burn Day 355 Burn Window: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
JEROME No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
LEMHI No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
LINCOLN No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
MADISON No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
MINIDOKA Burn Day 191 Burn Window: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
ONEIDA No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
OWYHEE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
PAYETTE No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
POWER No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
TETON No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
TWIN FALLS Burn Day 20 Burn Window: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
VALLEY No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county
WASHINGTON No Burn Day 0 DEQ currently has no requests for burns in this county