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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   University of Idaho Extension Forestry  USDA Forest Service