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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Boise National Forest remains under Stage 1 restrictions


BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 13, 2018 --Boise National Forest fire managers are waiting for measurable precipitation before lifting the Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.  Conditions are extremely dry and any spark could result in a wildfire. 
Dry and warmer weather conditions are predicted to return and continue through the weekend. Winds are expected to increase in the late afternoons.
Boise National Forest visitors may have a campfires within designated fee campgrounds and within established fire structures.
The Idaho Fire Info website has information about wildfires and restrictions for the entire state. http://www.idahofireinfo.com/
The 115 acre Casner Fire is 92 percent contained and was located 13 miles east of Lowman. Firefighters are being released back to their home units. The 26 acre German Fire was contained on 9-12-2018. Fires will be monitored and may continue to smoke until a significant amount of moisture arrives on the forest.
An area closure near Grandjean for the Wapiti Fire remains in effect. Information is available on Inciweb at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6176/
If you need more information regarding road and area closures or fire restrictions, please visit the Boise National website:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/boise/alerts-notices.