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.
Students form Wicap visited Payette Fire Station for a station tour.
Welcome our new member
Fire Chief Steve Castenada along with Bobbie-Do welcome our newest member Sparky. Sparky is known nationally for his work in fire education and looks forward to sharing his knowledge here in Payette.
Payette Fire would like to recognize 2014's award recipients presented at our annual Firefighters dinner.
Bobbie Black - Right Hand Man
Dave Henderson - Firefighter of The Year & Smoke Eater
Cody May-Miller - Rookie of The Year
Chip Hale - Inspirational Firefighter of The Year
Tony Long - 5 Year Service Award
Rod Hemenway - 15 Year Service Award
( This award is two years in the making. Rod has served for 17 years and counting.)
Kristy Davis - Citizen of The Year
Payette Fire Department will be hosting a dodgeball tournament on March 7th. 2015 at the Payette High School gym.
All proceeds benefit the Payette Fire Department reader board fund.
We would like to thank everyone who attended our chili feed. Also we would like to thank everyone who donated toys and food, this year was a great success. We had over 300 people attend.
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.
656 was upgraded from 200 to 250 gallon tank along with a lower profile hose reel.
Payette City Fire responded to a trailer fire on March 10 just after 12:30. On arrival Fire Chief Steve Castenada found a fully involved trailer threatening multiple exposures. Crews from Payette City, Payette Rural were able to knock down the fire within 13 minutes. Ontario Fire was mutual aided to assist with an engine and manpower. The fire extended to an adjacent trailer along with radiant heat damage to a third trailer. Crews were out 3 hours on mop up and investigation.
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.