Fuels Reduction Work In National Forest South Of Helmer Complete

A fuels reduction project in section of the local National Forest in Latah County has been completed.

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game have wrapped up the multi-year project.  Their work reduced fuels to decrease forest fire risks in the Little Boulder area South of Helmer.  The work was completed last month.  The project involved reducing fuels on 171 acres using a mastication machine.