The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has
Outdoor Burning Restrictions
Due to the hot dry weather, fire safety restrictions will remain in effect throughout North Idaho until further notice. Contact your local fire protection district prior to conducting any outdoor open burning.
Health Impacts and Recommended Actions
When air quality is
For more information, contact DEQ’s Regional Office in
For real-time air monitoring information, visit DEQ’s website at airquality.deq.idaho.gov.
For more information concerning local ordinances contact your local city or county.
Air Quality Index (AQI):
For more information on the AQI, visit http://www.epa.gov/airnow/aqi_brochure_02_14.pdf.
For more information about wildfire smoke, visit Idaho’s Smoke Blog at idsmoke.blogspot.com.
* Sensitive groups include those with heart and lung disease, older adults, and children.