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Pioneer Fire News Release

Boise National Forest opens some area within the Pioneer Fire

Incident: Pioneer Fire Wildfire
Released: 9/30/2016

BOISE, Idaho, September 30, 2016 – The Boise National Forest has reduced the Pioneer Fire Closure Area and instead, specific roads, trails and areas will remain closed for public safety and protection from hazards associated with wildfire.

Please refer to the attached closure order and map for details about specific locations roads or trails. The area closure order and map can be viewed online at

The new closures are effective immediately and visitors to the forest are reminded when entering burned areas be aware of snags and other safety hazards. Crews continue to monitor and patrol the fire for initial attack for any new wildfire starts.

The following Areas and National Forest System (NFS) Trails on the Idaho City Ranger District are closed to all uses.

The following Areas and NFS Trails on the Lowman Ranger District are closed to all uses.

Visitors should be aware that annual seasonal roads and trails closures are in effect. Boise National Forest Motor Vehicle Use maps can be picked up at no charge at any Ranger District Office or they can be downloaded to your smart phone at:

Further information is also available by calling the:

For Pioneer Fire, and upcoming Burned Area Emergency Response information got to or visit us on Facebook at U.S. Forest Service - Boise National Forest.


See attached area closure order and map.

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Boise National Forest
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Boise, Idaho, ID 83709

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