Friday, July 19, 2013

Idaho Power Announces Fire Restrictions for C.J. Strike, Hells Canyon

This news release was distributed by Idaho Power Company on Thursday, July 17 and is being re-issued today by Idaho

Fish and Game in an effort to reach additional outdoor enthusiasts. Please contact Idaho Power should you have questions.

Continued hot, dry weather has prompted limits on fires at many of the company’s parks. Idaho Power is urging visitors to be cautious with fire at all camping and recreation sites.

BOISE, Idaho, July 17, 2013 -- Idaho Power on Wednesday announced fire restrictions at some of its parks in Hells Canyon and at C.J. Strike Reservoir near Bruneau. Additional information is available on the company’s website at

In Hells Canyon, no fires of any kind (including charcoal briquettes) are allowed at Woodhead Park. Fires are permitted in metal fire rings only at McCormick, Carters Landing, Copperfield and Hells Canyon parks until further notice.

At C.J. Strike, fires are NOT allowed in the North Park RV sites or at Cottonwood Park. Fire is also prohibited at the Jacks Creek Recreation Area. Fires are currently allowed in the North Park tent area as well as Scout and Locust parks until further notice.
Idaho Power reminds all visitors that fire danger is high around all of our camping and recreation sites. Please be extremely cautious with fire. Keep all vehicles on approved roads.
Further restrictions are possible if conditions warrant.
- IDFG -

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