Fire Update Sept 30

Pioneer Fire

Boise National Forest

Date of Origin Monday July 18th, 2016
Location 8 miles north of Idaho City
Total Personnel 242
Size 188,404 Acres
Containment 71%

Pioneer Fire Maps

Final Perimeter Map 71% Contained 09/29/16

Boise National Forest opens some area within the Pioneer Fire


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.