On July 9th, Governor Brad Little signed proclamation declaring:
"1. That a state of disaster emergency exists in the State of Idaho.
(a) The nature of the disaster emergency is the occurrence and imminent threat to public safety and property arising from the extreme wildfire conditions.
(b) The area threatened by the disaster emergency includes all lands located within IDL Forest Protective Districts and Timber Protective Associations.
(c) The area subject to this proclamation includes all lands located within IDL Forest Protective Districts and Timber Protective Associations.
2. The state of disaster emergency herein described shall exist for a period of thirty days unless terminated or modified, or unless extended for thirty-day increments.
3. Consistent with Section 46-1008 of Idaho Code, this proclamation authorizes the resources of state government to be used to assist in efforts to deal with the declared state of disaster emergency.
4. The Office of Emergency Management shall reference this proclamation as No. ID- 02-2021, 2021 Wildfires."
View the full proclamation here.