Burn Permits

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 FIRE DANGER: HIGH

 MACHINE & HAND-PILED SLASH BURNING: CLOSED

 YARD WASTE & BURN BARREL BURNING: CLOSED

 RECREATIONAL FIRES: OPEN (no permit required)



Kootenai County Fire & Rescue will enforce all burning regulations year-round for areas within our Fire Protection District.  It is the permit holder's responsibility to ensure that they are burning safely and within all regulations set by KCFR, IDL, and DEQ. 

Not sure what fire district you reside in?  Click here to view a map of the fire districts in our area. (This is a large file and may take extra time to download).

Helpful links for burn permit information: 

Burn permits can be obtained at burnpermits.idaho.gov or you can call the KCFR office 208-777-8500 for assistance.

KCFR Press Release regarding burn permits effective 01/01/2014

Instructions for using the IDL burn permit system

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Recreational/cooking fire rules & requirements

Burn Barrel rules & requirements

Yard Waste rules & requirements

Slash Pile rules & requirements

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