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.
This years recipiant of the Randy Caprenter Memorial Award
from the Ontario B.P.O.B # 1690 Elks Lodge
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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.
Payette City along with mutual aid from Fruitland Fire extinguished a fire that started on the first floor and extended to the second floor and attic.
Payette City Fire Responds to a fully involved vehicle fire October 15.
Payette Rural responded to a early morning mobile home fire. On arrival we found a fully involved modified mobile home. Payette Rural with mutual aid from Payette City, Ontario Fire and New Plymouth Fire extinguished the fire along with protecting multiple exposures.
Payette Rural Responded North of Payette for a lightning caused range fire. Units from Boise BLM, Weiser Rural & New Plymouth assisted in containing the fire to 150 acres. For more photos check out our Facebook Page. Thank you Boise BLM, Weiser Rural & New Plymouth for you assistance.
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.