Fire Mitigation

Randy Doman
320 West Main Street
Grangeville, ID 83530
Phone: (208) 983-3074

Administrated by the Office of the Board of County Commissioners

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The Idaho Office of Fire Mitigation is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the county fire and fuel management program to implement community fire protection measures and hazardous fuels treatments in conjunction with programs authorized by the Board of Commissioners.

The coordinator works with the County Fire Mitigation Committee, private landowners, elected officials, various State and Federal agency officials, designated planning committees, the Disaster Management Coordinator and the county commissioners to preserve life and protect our natural resources and critical infrastructure from catastrophic fires. The Program Coordinator also:

  1. Manages and administers State and Federal grants to treat hazardous fuels;
  2. Works with the Idaho – Lewis County Chief’s Association to promote Firewise practices;
  3. Assists the Idaho County Local Emergency Planning Committee in addressing wildfire fire threats;
  4. Interacts with rural fire departments to secure equipment, deliver training and integrate those departments in a unified fire command structure for fire response and suppression;
  5. Coordinates with assigned incident management teams on behalf of the county;
  6. Provides public information and education on wildland fire, particularly in the community interface areas;
  7. Develops individual residence assessments upon request, proposes community and landscape fuels treatment projects and coordinates implementation; and
  8. Oversees the currency and applicability of the Idaho County Fire Mitigation Plan.



Idaho County Wildland-Urban Interface

 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Volume I

Introduction, Table of Contents, and Chapter 1:  Overview

Chapter 2:  Documenting the Planning Process

Chapter 3:  Idaho County Characteristics

Chapter 4:  Risk and Preparedness Assessments

Chapter 5:  Treatment Recomendations

Chapter 6:  Supporting Information

Appendix 2009

Volume II 

Table of Contents

Idaho County Maps

Proposed Treatment Area Maps 

Appendix II:  Wildfire Ignitions in Idaho County

*Idaho Department of Lands Areas 1983-2002

*Clearwater and NezPerce National Forests 1981-2000

*Payette National Forest 1956-2002

Appendix III:  Public Mail Survey

Appendix IV:  Comments Received

Appendix V:  Potential Funding Sources

Appendix VI:  Fire District Laws in Idaho

Appendix VII:  Not-For-Profit Fire Organizations

Appendix VIII:  State and Federal Fire Related Codes


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