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Effective June 23, Teton County Fire & Rescue has issued burn restrictions for Teton County, Idaho. Until fire conditions improve, burn permits will not be issued and fires requiring a burn permit will not be permitted.

Recreational fires do not require a burn permit and must adhere to the following stipulations:

• Fires must be contained within an improved fire pit in a developed area Fires must be at least 25 feet from any structure or other combustible material A responsible adult must tend the fire at all times

• A means of extinguishing the fire must be present at all times.

A fire is considered recreational in nature when the pile size is 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height.

Inquiries on burn restrictions in the surrounding forests should be directed to the National Forest Service — Teton Basin at: 208-354-2431.