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About Us

Established in 1977, the North Bench Fire District has proudly served the people of Boundary County for 37 years.

The North Bench Fire District covers over 60 square miles in Boundary County, we cover north and west of Bonners Ferry and west of Moyie Springs. We hold training ever Thursday night at 6:00 PM in our station 1 location by three mile.

Our mission is to preserve life and property promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership management and actions as an all risk life safety response provider.

Contact Our Officers

The crew

North Bench Fire District is always looking for volunteers for both firefighting and support positions. Please feel free to stop by and talk to us about volunteering or just to meet us.

Officer Roster

  • Fire Chief: Gus Jackson.
    Contact for, Inspections/Questions/
    Complaints/Donations/Special Requests/
    Forms/District Lines and for clarification of who's district you live in.
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  • Deputy Chief: Tony Shope.
    Contact for,Training/Education/EMS Services/Extrication Services.
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  • Captain: Stan Christopherson.
    Contact for, New Volunteer Application/Fire Safety Education.
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  • Lieutenant: Bruce Hartman.
    Contact for, Special Events/Station Tours.
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  • Lieutenant: Aspen Wheeler.
    Contact for, Orientation/Maintenance Questions.
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Board of Directors

  • Walt KirbyBoard Chair
  • Walter BurrowVice Chair
  • Greg MeadTreasurer
  • Len PineSecretary
  • Marciavee CossetteMember
  • Mike KralikMember
  • Lynda FioravantiMember
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Our Engines

The North Bench Fire District operates Engine

  • 3 Stations
  • 3 Structures engines
  • 3 Water tenders
  • 2 Brush trucks
  • 1 Command vehicle
  • 1 Support unit
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