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  • Contact Boise Dispatch at (208) 384-3400
  • Contact the local fire department
  • Contact the local county sheriff's office
  • Dial 911 or #fire

For general information contact Boise Dispatch at (208) 384-3398, or email the dispatch center at for additional information.

Office Hours

FIRE SEASON (June-October):

  • The center is staffed seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Dispatch remains open for extended staffing as fire activity dictates.


  • The center is staffed Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Dispatch staff is on-call and available after hours.

Fire Statistics

Southwest Idaho Fire Statistics

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Southwest Idaho Statistics

Boise Dispatch tracks seasonal (annual) fire activity and compiles fire statistics by agency. Historical comparisons of fire activity between agencies provides crucial data, which fire planners and fire management officers utilize to inform future management decisions. (Photo: Bucket work on Celebration Fire, 2015)

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Historic Fire Statistics

Boise Dispatch tracks and archives historic fire statistics by agency. (Photo:Tepee Springs Fire, 2015)

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Annual Reports

The annual workload is broken out and summarized by agency, from initial attack activity to logistical support. This information is compiled by dispatch in an Annual Report. (Photo: Hiking to the Little Queens Fire, 2013)