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Propane Flaming Decisions

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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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4/28/2017 - Northern Idaho Counties - Outside of Coeur d'Alene and Nez Perce Reservation Boundaries

Meteorological Forecast and Air Quality Discussion:

Surface winds will be from the southwest to west to northwest from north to south. Surface wind speeds will range from 5-10 mph. Skies will be cloudy. Mixing heights are expected to range from 3,000-5,000 feet AGL over all airsheds. The winds aloft over northern Idaho will be from the southwest-west-northwest at speeds of 5-10 mph. Ventilation will be POOR in the morning and become GOOD in the afternoon while remaining MARGINAL over much of Kootenai, Shoshone, and Clearwater County. The inversions will break out between 10am-11am.

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.

Propane Flaming Burn Decisions

County Burn Decision Burn Window Comments
BENEWAH Burn Day Unknown - Unknown
BONNER Burn Day Unknown - Unknown
BOUNDARY Burn Day 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CLEARWATER Burn Day 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
IDAHO Burn Day 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
KOOTENAI Burn Day Unknown - Unknown
LATAH Burn Day 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LEWIS Burn Day Unknown - Unknown
NEZ PERCE Burn Day 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SHOSHONE Burn Day Unknown - Unknown