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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Sprinkler System Extinguishes Apartment Building Fire

IFFD Engine

Last night’s apartment fire started with a candle and quickly spread to the curtains, but lives and property were saved due to a properly functioning sprinkler system.

The call came in to dispatch just after 10:00 p.m. last night, August 26. The ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

We are not going to let Covid-19 stop us! Fill the Boot Goes Virtual

Fill the boot

IAFF Fire Fighters Launch Virtual Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association as COVID Threatens Fill the Boot

As the COVID pandemic affects communities across the United States, it has also impacted in-person fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 2, 2020

Two victims in critical condition after early morning fire

Melrose Fire_Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID:  At 1:24 a.m. on August 2, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 700 block of Melrose Drive for a structure fire.  Neighbors reported flames coming out of the gara...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Early Morning Fire in Bonneville County

Water Tower Fire_Bonneville County_7.18.20

Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to S Henry Creek Road, near the Black Hawk water tower in Bonneville County for a report of a brush fire that w...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Six injured in 3-alarm house fire

Terry Drive House Fire_July 5, 2020

UPDATE (July 7, 2020, 4:21 p.m.): Initial reports from the Terry Drive fire stated that there were two police officers who initially responded to the fire. In follow-up discussions with Idaho Falls Police Department, it was discovered that three ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

IFFD receives grant for new decontamination system

EcoloxTech Decontamination System_Idaho Falls Fire Department

Thanks to a $2,500 grant from the Walmart Giving Community Grant program, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was able to purchase new decontamination systems to use at each of their six fire stations.  

The EcoloxTech is an electrolyzed water system ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

People & Puppies Safe Following Bedroom Fire

IFFD_Kearney Fire_Safe Pupppies

On June 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Kearney Street for a report of smoke coming from the back bedroom of a single family home. This was the third structure fire IFFD has responded to in the last two days.

All o...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

IFFD keeps fireworks fire from reaching mobile home

Melaleuca Freedom Celebration_Photo by Sherri Barnes

The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to their first fireworks-related call last night which could have been much worse if it weren’t for the fast response time of Station 2.

Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 24...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Fire Department Adjusts Protocols in Response to COVID-19

Idaho Falls Fire Department

Since the beginning of last month, the Idaho Falls Fire Department has been working closely with local officials and fire chiefs across the country to develop new protocols and adjust existing protocols in response to COVID-19.

“All members of t...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Early Morning Garage Fire

April 4, 2020 Fire_Idaho Falls Fire Department

At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported finding a two-car gara...

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