Payette Fire Department Annual Chili Feed Dec 5th. 5pm to 7pm

Lifeflight in action at the new Fire Statin LZ

 Now Accepting Applications.

The Payette Fire Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Firefighters. If you are 19 years or older and wish to help your community by becoming a volunteer firefighter stop by the fire station Mon - Fri and pick up an application.

2014 Call Stats

January 73
February 44 
March 71
April  54
May  71
June  80
July  76
August 55
September 62
October  83
November  76
Total Runs 745

 Training Hours

January 195
February  337
March  223
April  140
May 112
June  137.5
July 124
August  146
Total  1432.5

Call Stats

2013 671
2012 678

 Training Hours

2013 1884.5
2012 1784

Smoke detector check and battery replacement

Payette Fire Department now provides Smoke Detector checks and battery replacements for Senior Citizens of Payette.  If you would like to help the Fire Department continue this program you can purchase and leave 9-Volt batteries at Darts True Value Hardware Store located on Main Street in Payette and we will pick them up.  Or  you can purchase 9-Volt batteries and leave them at City Hall or drop them off at the Fire Station.  Any questions call 642-6028.


National Fire News 




Now In Service
Payette Rural Brush 657

Payette Rural placed into service a 2015 Ford F-550 4X4 brush truck. This truck carries 500 gallon tank, BB4 fire pump, Duel hose reels along with a wildland monitor.

Payette Rural Brush 656 receives make-over 


656 was upgraded from 200 to 250 gallon tank along with a lower profile hose reel.

Payette Fire Dept Visits WICAP




Visit by the Payette Primary 2nd Grade


Students from Payette Primary School visited the Payette Fire Department Nov 24th. to learn about fire safety along with taking a tour of the fire engines.

Payette Fire Department Annual Chili Feed
& Toy Drive
December 5th.

Payette Fire Department will be holding their annual chili feed & toy drive on December 5th. from 5pm to 7pm at the Payette Fire Department. So come on down and bring a toy and enjoy a bowl of chili.


Welcome our newest full-time Firefighter
Tony Long



Home Depot Fire Safety Event 2014

Members from Payette Fire were out a Home Depot on Oct 4th. promoting fire safety.



Seneca Fire Extinguisher Class 2014



Future Payette Pirate Football Stars

Members of the Payette Fire Department made a show of support on 9/7/2014 for our future Payette Pirate Football stars.





Third Annual Spaghetti Feed

Our third annual Spaghetti Feed was a great success. We would like to thank everyone who attended along with those who donated items for our raffle. 


Payette Primary School students visit fire station


Payette Christian Academy visits fire station


Payette Primary Fair


Driver and Attendants from Wicap train on smoke filled bus.





Recent Calls

Out of Control Burn

Payette Fire Responded to a out of control burn 10/10/2014

Range Fire Payette Rural 9/6/2014

Payette Rural Fire was dispatched to a report of large flames on Little Willow Rd. near Dry Creek just after 9:00pm. Once in the area we found a aprox. 35 acres range fire burning in steep terrain. Mutual aid from New Plymouth and BLM were requested to assist on the fire. Payette Rural responded with a Command, 1 Heavy Brush, 1 Light Brush and a Water Tender. New Plymouth responded with a Command and Heavy Brush and BLM responded with a Battalion Chief, Supervisor, 3 Heavy Brush, 2 Dozers, 1 Helicopter, 1 Water Tender and 2 Hot Shot Teams. All Rural units from Payette & New Plymouth Fire were back in quarters by 12:00 the next day. The fire was mapped by BLM putting the size of the fire at 163 acres. BLM remained on scene continuing to mop up the fire. Thank you New Plymouth Fire and BLM for your assistance. 

Mutual Aid to Weiser Rural with Grass Fire on the Oregon Slope 8/27/2014

Payette Rural Fire received a request from Weiser Rural Fire for a water tender north of Weiser. Tender 652 with a crew of 2 responded and was out for 5 hours. During this time Payette Rural Fire was paged for a grass fire on the Oregon Slope. Chief 600 with 1 Heavy Brush and 2 Light Brush units responded keeping the fire from a House and Hay stack. Mutual aid from Ontario for a water tender was requested. 


Payette City fully involved barn fire 8/2/2014

Payette City Fire responded to a reported barn fire. On arrival units found a fully involved barn with extension to multiple exposures. Engine 601 laid approximately 400' of 5" supply line and made an attack using 2 1/2", 1 3/4" hose along with the deluge gun to control and extinguish the fire. The fire was out and hot spots were extinguished in just over 3 hours.


 Structure Fire Payette Rural 5/29/2014

Payette Rural fire along with Mutual aid from Weiser Rural responded to a two story structure fire on the edge of our adjoining districts. On arrival Chief 600 found a two story structure with basement fully involved with a power line on the D side making an attack of the D side unsafe until Idaho Power could cut the power to the line. Due to construction and extent of the fire we were unable to gain access to the interior of the structure. No one was home at the time of the fire and no firefighters were hurt during the fire suppression. The structure was a total loss.


Now Accepting Applications.

The Payette Fire Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Firefighters. If you are 19 years or older and wish to help your community by becoming a volunteer firefighter stop by the fire station Mon - Fri and pick up an application.


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