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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Mobile home fire

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Two animals are deceased and one was transported to a veterinarian clinic following a mobile home fire earlier this evening. There were no injuries to civilians or first responders. 

At 5:11 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Pol...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Communication lines down

Rollandet and Sunnyside Communication Lines Down

Multiple customers are without fiber, including some City of Idaho Falls facilities, after a dump truck accidently hit communication lines earlier this afternoon. The accident happened just after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Sunnyside Road and McNeil Dri...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Fire Prevention Block Party, Sept. 29

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Local fire departments kick off fire prevention week with a block party on Sept. 29

The community is invited to come enjoy a fun evening with local fire departments for the annual Fire Prevention Block Party on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at I...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Idaho Falls Fire Department awarded a $2.9 million federal grant to hire additional personnel

Idaho Falls Fire Department Training at the I.F. Regional Airport

The Idaho Falls Fire Department will hire more firefighters and open an additional fire station much sooner than anticipated thanks to a $2,947,990 federal grant.

Earlier this year, department personnel applied for a SAFER (Staffing for Adequate ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 28, 2022

Several agencies work together to battle large fie

75th West Fire_Structure_Idaho Falls Fire

At 4:24 p.m. this evening the Idaho Falls Fire Department was initially dispatched to a vehicle fire at 75th West and 113th North in Bonneville County. The reporting party told the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Communications Officer (ECO) that ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2022

Woman safe following water rescue

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On Aug. 21, 2022 at 12:36 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department, Idaho Falls Police Department, and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a water rescue call at the 3000 block of North River Road.

The reporting party told the Emergen...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Two unrelated fires within an hour of each other in Idaho Falls

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At 5:08 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to a structure fire at the 200 block of Melbourne Drive in Idaho Falls.

One of the reporting parties told the Dispatcher/Emergency Co...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 16, 2022

House fire on Caspian Avenue

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department responded to a house fire at the 2000 block of Caspian Avenue, just off of E 25th Street, shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. 

The homeowners were not home at the time...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

IFFD welcomes five new firefighters

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to introduce five new firefighters to the community. Surrounded by department personnel and their families, the recruits graduated from a ten-week academy earlier this afternoon. They were hired to fill vacant posi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Foxrun Drive house fire

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Just after 2 p.m. today, Aug. 12, the Bonneville County/Idaho Falls Dispatch Center received a call from an individual reporting that their neighbor’s house was on fire and that there was smoke and large flames. The neighbor did not know if ther...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

City Council approves funding for property to build new fire station

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During last Thursday’s Idaho Falls City Council meeting elected officials unanimously approved funding to purchase property to build a new fire station to accommodate commercial and residential growth.

The City Council approved the purchase of the seven ac...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Idaho Falls Fire Department’s TRUST team nominated for two national awards

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department’s TRUST Team was nominated for two national awards in the fire/EMS industry for creating a peer support network aimed at protecting the well-being of their members.

Over the past three years, the IFFD has worked a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Grass fire quickly spreads to garage

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At 4:38 p.m. this afternoon the Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a structure fire that initially came in as an outside fire at the 1400 block of Ashment Avenue in Idaho Falls. The address was later updated to the 1300 block of Elizabeth Circle, ne...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 2, 2022

Lightning causes house fire

Panorama House Fire_Idaho Falls Fire Department

Shortly after 5:30 p.m. on July 2, the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) were dispatched to the 6000 block of E. Panorama Drive in Bonneville County, Idaho after an individual saw smoke coming from ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Idaho Falls Police shares traffic closures, public safety information ahead of July 4th Events

With the July 4th festivities just days away, the Idaho Falls Police Department is sharing traffic closures, information, and safety tips to help the public to be prepared for the annual events that draw thousands upon thousands of people to Idaho Falls.

Idaho Falls, ID – With the annual Independence Day festivities just days away, the Idaho Falls Police Department and partner agencies are sharing traffic closures, information, and safety tips to help the public to be safe and prepared ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Vehicle fire at feedlot

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Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Jennifer Lane and Kathleen Street in Bonneville County for a report of a vehicle fire. 

An engine, the ladd...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 28, 2022

House Fire on E Lincoln Road

E Lincoln Rd Fire_Idaho Falls Fire

There were no injuries following a house fire on the 3000 block of E Lincoln Road earlier this afternoon. Personnel from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched around 3:30 p.m. to a single-family h...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 22, 2022

Firefighters battle feedlot blaze for nearly six hours

Jennifer Lane Feedlot Fire

Firefighters from the Idaho Falls Fire Department battled a blaze in Bonneville County for nearly six hours during the early morning hours of Sunday, May 22.

The call came into the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Dispatch Center at 1:20 a.m. when a bystande...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Valor Awards presented to two Idaho Falls firefighters

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Idaho Falls Fire Department Captain Aaron Nelson and Firefighter Nicholas Magliocco were presented with the Valor Award for saving an elderly disabled female who was trapped in a house fire last June. The award, along with three other service awards, were...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Firefighter honored with valor award

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Captain Josh Jacobsen of the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) recently received the Valor Award for saving an elderly woman who was trapped in a burning structure last spring.

This award is distinguished as the highest award presented by the department a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Learn before you burn

Field Fire Photo

Controlled or prescribed burns are common during the spring months in Bonneville County as property owners take measures to improve the health of their fields. However, those fires can quickly become uncontrolled. The Idaho Falls Fire Department is encour...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

IFFD Firefighter/Paramedic Justin King recognized as Firefighter of the Year

Justin King_Firefighter of the Year

During last night’s annual American Legion Post 56 Awards Ceremony, Idaho Falls Firefighter/Paramedic Justin King received the Firefighter of the Year award.

King is a third generation firefighter who began his career in 2009. In additional to hi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Heroes Defense and Idaho Falls Fire Department announce sizable donation of life-saving equipment

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Earlier today, Heroes Defense presented 15 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Idaho Falls Fire Department to assist with the department’s ongoing efforts to increase survival rates for individuals experiencing a cardiac event. &...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 6, 2022

Water Rescue, Structure Fire & Cave Fire

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On Saturday, March 5, the Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to several calls, three of which required a larger response, but none of those resulted in serious injuries.  

At 1:30 p.m., IFFD, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, and th...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Idaho Falls Fire responds to two structure fires only minutes apart

Canal Avenue Fire_IFFD

Earlier this morning firefighters from the Idaho Falls Fire Department battled two unrelated blazes that occurred only minutes apart.  

The first fire was called into dispatch at 2:01 a.m. The reporting person stated that the house behind them wa...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Vehicle and Garage Fire

Easy Street Vehicle and Garage Fire_IFFD

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched at 7:50 a.m. on Jan. 13 for a report of a structure fire at the 300 block of Easy Street in Idaho Falls. The reporting person told dispatch that the fire appeared to be in a garage ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Early Morning House Fire on Agnes Street

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Shortly before midnight, the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Dispatch Center received a report of house fire in the 2800 block of Agnes Street in Idaho Falls. The caller reported that the garage appeared to be fully engulfed and the fire was moving to the r...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

TONIGHT! - Don't miss IFPD's National Night Out!

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Tonight from 5 – 8 p.m., Idaho Falls Police Officers will be at Freeman Park to "show-and-tell" police vehicles, special teams and equipment, and talk to our community! This is a great event for kids, families, and anyone who wants to meet IFPD Officers!

The Idaho Falls Police Department is inviting community members to attend National Night Out this Tuesday night, August 3rd. National Night Out is an annual national community-building effort that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ca...

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