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Dedication To Service And Community

  • BAS - Letter
    BAS - Letter
    Boundary Ambulance Service (BAS) would like to take a moment and share what our partners in the fire service, specifically the volunteers at North Bench Fire, do for us each time they respond on a medical aid call. Read more
  • Annual Meeting
    Annual Meeting.
    Join us for our annual meeting Saturday January 27th at station 1 on highway 2 near the highway 2 & 95 junction, the meeting will be held at 10 AM Read more
  • Holiday Safety
    Holiday Safety.
    The kitchen is the heart The of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Read more
  • Winter Fire Safety
    Winter Fire Safety
    Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm. This will help keep you and your family safe from a winter fire. Read more


The current fire danger is:LOW

There are NO
burn restrictions in affect for:
Boundary County

Burn permits are NOT required

For more information regarding burn permits and burn restrictions please contact the Idaho Department of Lands

Apply Online For A Burn Permit

Idaho Dept. of Lands

National Active Fire Map

Our Mission

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.

Fire Chief: Gus Jackson Phone: (208) 267-8674 Address: 64464 Highway 2 East/3 Mile Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Welcome to the North Bench Fire District website. From here you will be able to access the latest local news, get up-to-date information on burn bans & permits, pay your membership dues, get information related to volunteering and learn fire prevention and safety tips.

Chief JacksonMaking EntryClearing main hallChief Jackson instructing on how to contain a single room fire.Resetting for another round smoke trainingFire suppression trainingFirefighter evaluating roomFlames escaping though the door soon enveloped the entire wallStarting the fireFire PlumeIntense heatFlames rise over eavesClearing the room.Having some fun with a fellow department.Having some funGroup Photo 2016Extrication Training