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Fire Prevention

Common Causes of Wildfires in Idaho

Everyone has heard Smokey Bear say "Only you can prevent forest fires", but what most people do not know is that you ACTUALLY CAN. Many are surprised to hear that the number one cause of wildfires in Idaho is people.

Common Cause of Wildfires in Idaho

Raising awareness is the first step toward wildfire prevention. Idaho Firewise works to raise awareness about the most frequent human causes of wildfires.

Contact Us

Ivy Dickinson, Executive Director

phone/fax: 208-310-7472
toll free: 888-285-5889

Our Partners

 Bureau of Land Management   Idaho Department of Lands Idaho Fire Chiefs Association Idaho Office of Emergency Services  Idaho Project Learning TreeIdaho Parks and Recreation  Mid-Snake RC&D Nez Perce Tribe Forestry and Fire  University of Idaho Extension Forestry USDA Forest Service  Idaho Emergency Management Association (IEMA)