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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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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Fuels Reduction Project for Wildfire Prevention

Fuels Reduction Burn

Idaho Falls, ID:  On Thursday, June 11, the Idaho Falls Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn near the intersection of Bone Road and Lincoln Road. Motorists should use caution and watch for personnel and equipment in the southbound...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Structure Fire on East 21st South

Idaho Falls Fire Department Logo

On May 28, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatch to East 21st South for a report of smoke coming from the basement of a large four-story home.

Three engines, a ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief res...

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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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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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