Boise Fire

"Our contribution to making Boise the most livable city in the country is to become the nation’s premier fire department. Through innovative leadership, we set the standard of excellence for superior prevention and response."

Boise Fire Department serves a population of nearly 225,000 residents in Idaho's largest city. Emergency response services are delivered from 17 fire stations located throughout the city in a 130+ square mile response area. The department employs nearly 300 union and city employees within the four divisions: Administration, Operations, Fire Prevention and Emergency Management. The department has an annual operating budget of $57 million and a capital budget in excess of $2.7 million.

Our mission at Boise Fire is to empower our team members with a positive, engaging and professionally challenging environment, and provide them with the standards, infrastructure and training needed for superior service to our community.

About Us

Learn more about Boise Fire Chief Doan, the history of Boise Fire and speciality units within Boise Fire.

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Fire Stations

Locate Boise Fire Stations and learn more about the services they provide.

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Join Us

Firefighting is a career like no other. Learn how you can become a member of this incredible team.

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Permits

A fire operational permit allows potentially hazardous activities within the limits of fire-related laws, codes and ordinances.

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If you are CPR-trained and willing to assist in a sudden cardiac arrest event, download the PulsePoint app so you can be alerted to such events. Learn more by watching this video.

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