WE ARE HIRING! NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE TECHNICIAN (EVT) -
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Public Safety Testing (PST) administers our preliminary employment examinations for Firefighters. Please click the following link to learn how to become part of the KCFR Team - Firefighters
FIRE DANGER - LOW
Fire danger is LOW. Burn permits for slash piles, yard waste & burn barrels are open.
Recreational fires, cooking fires, and small camping fires consisting of clean wood do NOT require a permit.
You can get your no cost 10 day burn permits online at the Idaho Department of Lands - www.burnpermits.idaho.gov
Please burn responsible and check the Air Quality Hotline at 1-800-633-6247 (option #3 for Kootenai County) or you can go online to www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality for conditions prior to burning. If the air quality is GREEN, burning is allowed. If it is Yellow, a voluntary burn ban is in effect. If it is RED burning is NOT allowed in the District.
A copy/picture of your burn permit must be onsite while burning. If you should have any questions, please call our office M-F at 208-777-8500.
Fire Restriction Hotline: 1-844-433-4737 or idahofireinfo.com
HOW WILL YOU FIND OUT ABOUT LOCAL EMERGENCIES?
Sign up for Kootenai County emergency notification system.
By opting into the Alert! Kootenai emergency notification system, you will be informed before, during, and after incidents that could impact your safety.
For more information:
Online - www.kcgov.us/alertkootenai or (click here)
Phone - (208) 446-1850
E-mail - ENSsupport@kcgov.us