Fire Department

Pocatello Fire Department began in 1886 with 15 volunteers for the Oregon Short-line Bucket Brigade and has a long history of service and excellence in the community. Currently we have 93 administrative staff, office, and line personnel. Our mission is to help people. We are dedicated to preserving life and property through prevention and professional, compassionate response. We strive to reduce loss of life and property through innovative approaches, technology, informed decisions, high standards, fiscal responsibility and collaborative relationships.
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Follow the Pocatello Fire Department

The Pocatello Fire Department provides several social media tools citizens can can use to follow emergency news and alerts.

Ambulance Fee Payments

To make a payment to the Bannock County Ambulance District for services rendered, please visit the website.

Customer Satisfaction Survey
Pocatello Fire Department Bannock County Ambulance Survey
Help the PFD evaluate which services we should provide, what factors are important to you as our customer and if we have provided service to you "how are we doing."
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Bereavement Uniform Program
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Through your efforts and the efforts of many others, every firefighter, paid or volunteer, active or retired, can be afforded the honor of being buried in a dress uniform, at no cost to their family.