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Message from the Fire Chief

Welcome to Kootenai County Fire & Rescue (KCFR) where our mission is to “Protect life, property, and our community with Honor, Integrity and Pride!"  Under the direction of a Board of Fire Commissioners, KCFR has 100 career personnel who are dedicated to the...

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Annexation Information

Annexation is a multi step process. The applicant must first determine if the proposed property is eligible for annexation. If the property is eligible for annexation, the applicant must fill out the “Proposal for Annexation” form and have it brought before the KCFR Board of Commissioners.

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ISO/Protection Classification Information

POST FALLS, IDAHO, May 5, 2020 Kootenai County Fire & Rescue (KCFR) has received official notification from the Idaho Surveying and Rating Bureau, Inc. (ISRB) of an improvement in the Fire District’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating. Most residential...

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