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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Gas leak located and stopped

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Crews located and stopped the gas leak on Broadway. The leak was found at a light pole near the intersection of Broadway and I-15. They have opened one of the westbound lanes. However, as the leak was found on the east side of the intersection, the eastbo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Vacant home a complete loss following early morning fire

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At approximately 6:36 a.m. on Jan. 17, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the intersection of Broadway/Hwy 20 and N. 35th W for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters found ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Plan Alternate Routes; Intersection of Broadway and I-15 Remains Closed Due to Gas Leak

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Motorists and pedestrians are asked to avoid the intersection of Broadway and I-15 today after a section of Broadway was closed down late yesterday afternoon due to a gas leak. Motorists are encouraged to plan alternate routes.

The Idaho Falls Police Depar...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

White Substance Identified Following Hazmat Incident at EIRMC

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*The following are joint statements from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

 We appreciate the community’s patience as we worked through the HazMat incident that occurred at Eastern Idaho Regional ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

IFFD Announces New Deputy Chief of Operations

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce that Jon Perry has accepted the position as the department’s new deputy chief of operations. Chief Perry has 25 years in public safety and has served as IFFD’s training division ch...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

IFFD Deputy Fire Chief Retires

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After 25 years of service, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Coffey recently announced his retirement from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD). He is excited to announce that he has accepted the Fire Chief position for the city of Danville, Virginia. His last day...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Hazmat team cleaning up suspicious fluid dumped on roadway

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The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office. 

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Dispatch Center (911) rece...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Secure Fund Established to Collect Donations Following Theft of Firefighting Equipment

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Earlier this week, the Idaho Falls Police Department (IFPD) was alerted that approximately $1,500 worth of life-saving equipment was stolen from firefighters passing through Idaho Falls on their way home to Montana after fighting fires in California. Due ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 27, 2019

Large Fire at Precision Boats

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On October 27, 2019 at approximately 12:02 p.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received calls from a couple of individuals who reported heavy black smoke coming from the back service area of Precision Boats, located at 2199 N. Woodruff Avenue. ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Early Morning Fire on Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive Fire October 16 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 1:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of North Skyline Drive for a structure fire. It was reported that one occupant inside the one-story, multi-family ...

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