Fire Department

Contact Information:
625 Shoup Ave
P.O. Box 50220
Idaho Falls, ID 83405
Phone: (208)612-8495
Fax: (208)612-8513
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Fire Department Application


 Idaho Falls Fire Department Logo






The mission of the Idaho Falls Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of Idaho Falls by providing the highest possible levels of service through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and mitigation of the effects of natural and man-made disasters consistent with the resources provided as desired and dic tated by the citizens and elected officials of the City of Idaho Falls.


Fire Department Annual Report & Department Video

2015 Annual Report Image Idaho Falls Fire Department

 2015 Annual Report               Department Video


New Downtown Fire Station #1

Click HERE for 3D tour of the Administration Building

Click HERE for 3D tour of the Living Quarters

Fire Station 1_Conceptual Drawing


Chief Dave Hanneman



Services Provided

The department provided an unmatched level of service of 4,011 engine responses and 8,666 ambulance calls in 2015!


Emergency Fire Service:
The Idaho Falls Fire Department Fire Services Division serves population of approximately 100,000 residents occupying approximately 350 square miles. The area includes the City of Idaho Falls and the Bonneville County Fire Protection District.


Emergency Medical Services:
The Idaho Falls Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (EMS) division serves a population of approximately 118,000 residents occupying approximately 1900 square miles. The area includes Bonneville County and portions of Bingham and Jefferson counties.


Emergency Response Vehicles:
The Idaho Falls Fire Department currently has 29 Emergency Response Vehicles including:

  • 8 pumpers
  • 9 ambulances
  • 2 rescue trucks
  • 3 water tenders
  • 1 Regional hazmat response vehicle with mass-decontamination trailer  
  • 1 100' Ladder Truck (Quint)
  • 4 "brush" trucks- urban/wildland interface
  • 3 Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles
  • 5 staff cars.

Emergency Response Personnel:
All IFFD personnel are well trained and very versatile in their abilities to perform many different functions. All emergency response personnel are trained as Emergency Medical Technicians and there are currently 31 personnel trained as Intensive Care Paramedics. The Idaho Falls Fire Department currently employs:

  • 1 Chief Officer
  • 2 Staff Officers
  • 1 Fire Marshal
  • 3 Fire Prevention Inspectors
  • 3 Secretarial/Clerical Staff 
  • 90 Fire fighters

Blackhawk Fire_Aug 2012_Post Register

Blackhawk Fire, August 2013, Photo courtesy of Post Register