Boise Fire

Boise Fire

Boise Fire Department serves a population of over 300,000 residents. This includes a population of 241,590 in Idaho's capital city*, 12,570 in Garden City*, and over 50,000 residents living in the unincorporated areas of the Whitney and North Ada County fire districts. Emergency services are delivered from 18 fire stations strategically located throughout the city covering a 130 square mile response area.

The department employs nearly 300 union and city employees within the four sections: Emergency Services, Support Services, Planning and Administration, and Emergency Management. The department has an annual operating budget of $57 million and a capital budget more than $2.7 million. (*Numbers from Compass, 2021)

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