Kootenai County Fire & Rescue
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Access Roadway Requirements

Kootenai County Fire & Rescue has requirements for access roadways to residential properties to ensure emergency vehicles can get to and from your residence safely in the event of an unfortunate emergency. Follow the instructions in the Access Roadway Requirements Packet.


Fire Prevention

Kootenai County Fire and Rescue’s Prevention Bureau is in place to help keep its residents safer from fire. 

Please contact us at 208-777-8500 if you have any questions regarding fire code regulations or safety concerns.

Get a Burn Permit

Burn Barrel Permits

All burn barrels must be in good condition, off the ground 3-4 inches on non-combustible blocks, a minimum of four 1” vent holes along the bottom sides of the barrel, and have a screen on top with ½ inch max.

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Winter storms


Major forest fires

Unexpected road closures

Evacuation notifications