Wildfire Basics

Not all fire is bad. In some cases, fire is a much needed cleanse. As guardians of our Idaho lands, it is our responsibility to understand the science behind combustion and how fire affects Idaho’s different terrains and areas. Essentially, we need to know the best ways possible to deal with the unexpected, so that fire can be used to nature’s advantage in a healthy way.

Learn more about the how’s and why’s of fire in the following pages. We might not be able to predict, but with knowledge, we can prepare.