Tag Archives: Idaho

EPA Proposes Approving Idaho Field Burning Rules

Field burning was banned in Idaho in early 2007   By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are proposing approving Idaho’s request to loosen field burning rules that backers say offer more flexibility to disperse smoke ...

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Review: Pioneer Fire, Idaho

Video review of the 2016 wildfire     Daniel Johnson – Video record of 2 weeks fighting the Pioneer Fire in August of 2016 with voiceover info by Safety Officer, Daniel S. Johnson  

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Forest Service, Idaho Work to Boost Logging, Reduce Fire Severity

Plan could help other Western states     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could ...

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New Mexico Sends Crews to Western Wildfires

Crews sent to several states battling wildfires   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 ...

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Storms Clear Wildfire Smoke in US West

Cooler, wetter weather moves into several states     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Storms brought cooler and wetter weather into the Western and Northwestern U.S. this weekend, breaking up a temperature inversion that had blanketed ...

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Late-Season Wildfires Choke US Cities

2017 shapes up to be one of the worst seasons     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Heavy winter snow and a very wet spring in the Western U.S. generated predictions the 2017 wildfire season would ...

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Wildfire Season in West Worse Than Expected

Predictions thought 2017 would be mild     By STEVE DUBOIS, Associated Press A wet winter and spring in the Western U.S. brought predictions that the 2017 wildfire season would be mild. It was anything but. It ended up one ...

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Winds Give Growth to Idaho Wildfire

Fire has destroyed six outbuildings but no homes   By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire in Idaho grew over the weekend as strong winds propelled the flamers toward homes and other structures, officials said Monday. ...

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Firefighters Battle Wildfires in Nevada

Homes and ranches threatened   By SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three hundred firefighters got the upper hand on a wildland blaze that threatened 400 homes near Gardnerville south of Reno while hundreds of other crew members ...

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