President Joe Biden will be landing in Boise next week to meet with Idaho fire officials regarding the state's drought and severe fire season. It will be the president's first stop in Idaho since taking over control of United States' affairs from Donald Trump.
Crews throughout the Gem State have joined California fire departments with relief efforts for a number of fires that have resulted in thousands of evacuations, planned blackouts and displaced families
Fire crews in southern Idaho have responded to several lightning caused fires since Friday. According to Bureau of Land Management fire officials, crews were called out to at least four fires, the largest is estimated to be 1,500 acres about 30 miles south of Buhl.