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Idaho has one of the largest and most complex fire management programs in the BLM, protecting and managing wildfire on approximately 11 million acres of rangelands and forests in central and southern parts of the State. Volatile fuel conditions and difficult terrain make this especially challenging.Apply now for 2015 fire season

The fire management program is made up of the following four components: Wildland fire suppression, hazardous fuels treatment, fire rehabilitation and community assistance and protection. Our priorities include protection of firefighter and public safety, property and valuable resources.

About 250 seasonal firefighters and 150 year-long fire managers and specialists serve as Idaho's fire management team. Each year, the team responds to an average of 330 fires that burn about 270,000 of public and private lands.

Fire management in Idaho is carried out through three regional interagency dispatch centers. Each dispatch center serves as the fire command center for a large region, conducting training, allocating personnel and equipments, managing aircraft operations, providing fire information, and supervising fire management strategies.