Local 2856

Kootenai County Fire & Rescue
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Local 2856

Fire & Rescue for our Community

The Professional Fire Fighters of Kootenai County Fire & Rescue, Local 2856 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, represent Career Fire Fighters and Officers of Kootenai County Fire & Rescue.

We seek to promote a harmonious and progressive work environment between employer and employees, in order to better serve the citizens of our great fire district in and around Kootenai County, Idaho, whom we have sworn to protect.


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Local 2856
2024 firefighters


President – Justin Zabel
Blue Shift / Firefighter

Vice President – Tony Blasick
Green Shift / Engineer

Secretary – Taylor Carr
Blue Shift / Engineer

Treasurer – Jeff Piephoff
Blue Shift / Engineer