Fire Season Begins Requiring Burn Permits

Boise County -- A reminder that May 10 is beginning of fire season where burning permits for open burning are required until June 30th. No Burn County Ordinance begins July 1 through Oct 20th. Proper burn permits are required for burning vegetation including tree limbs and yard waste. Burn Permits are obtained by contacting your local fire officials at the fire departments. There is no cost to get the permits. Also, you can go online to the Idaho Department of Lands at http://burnpermits. idaho.gov/ and issue yourself a permit.
The permits show the fire officials who has a planned burn. Seeing smoke can easily raise concerns. When neighbors call in seeing smoke, the fire department can then see if that person has their burn permit or if they need to go and address the source of the unknow...

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