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.
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.
Payette City Fire recently purchased a 2016 Ford Expedition to respond to EMS & Fire calls within the City of Payette. We were able to equip this unit with an AED, Suction Unit & Pediatric Backboards along with a Pediatric EMS Bag through grants. Other equipment in the unit includes Backboards, EMS Bags, Oxygen, and other required equipment. Rescue 604 is manned 24 /7 with EMR or higher EMS trained personnel.
Payette Fire Department received a fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial property insurers. This grant will be used to purchase smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
Did you know that if fire starts in your home you have just two minutes to escape?
Having a working smoke detector reduces the risk of death from a home fire by 50%.
As part of The Payette City Fire & Payette Rural Fire Departments Smoke Detector and CO2 Detector Program.
We want to help keep your household safe!
If you do not have working alarms please Contact the Payette Fire Station
@ 208-642-6028 or come in to schedule an appointment!
There is NO COST!
Supplies are LIMITED. Hurry and schedule your appointment!
Must be in our service area.
Limit one smoke and one carbon per household.
Payette Fire held our annual Awards Dinner Sat. Feb 13th. From left to right Alex Mackey (5 Years of Service), Greg Speulda (20 Years of Service), Henry Esquivel (5 Years of Service), Andrew Mackey (Rookie of the year), Chip Hail (Right Hand Man), Cody May-Miller (Smoke Eater), Tee Reushhoff (Firefighter of the Year) & Bobbie Black (Inspirational Firefighter).
We would like to congratulate the following firefighters for completing and passing Firefighter 1.
Payette Fire called out for Ice Rescue
Payette Fire recieved a report of a dog trapped on the Snake river unable to get to shore due to the ice. Captain Tony Long donned a ice suit and was able to sucessfully get the dog out of the water. Payette PD was able to locate the owners of the dog and the dog and owners were reunited.
The program, known as “Text-to-911,” enables people to open a new text message and enter “911” as the recipient and then indicate their exact location and the nature of their emergency in the text message. Lt. Creech says a voice call is still the most reliable way for dispatchers to locate a person who needs help. "Dispatchers can get location information from a call even when the caller cannot tell us. A location transmitted with a text message may be less precise for responders.” Read the entire press release here.