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Posted on: December 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Scam Alert from the Idaho Falls Fire Department

Scam Alert_Idaho Falls Fire Department

Many Idaho Falls residents have received targeted phone calls from individuals claiming to be an Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) employee or someone working on behalf of IFFD. In some instances, the scammers have gone so far as to impersonate and use the name of an IFFD employee. 
In the phone call, the individual states that they are soliciting for an "emergency safety packet," "fire safety magnet" or other promotional item. 
Please be aware that this is a scam. Employees from the Idaho Falls Fire Department are not calling residents or businesses to solicit promotional material or to sell items. 
If you receive such a phone call, please do not give them any personal information over the phone, including debit/credit or checking account numbers. For questions or concerns, please call IFFD headquarters directly at (208) 612-8495. 
"We thank the local businesses who called us today to alert us of the scam and are grateful to live in a community where people watch out for each other," states Public Information Officer, Kerry Hammon.

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