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Response Coverage

As a property owner with response coverage you receive the following benefits.

  • Fire & Rescue Response (potentially saving thousands in response fees)
  • Possible discounts on home owners insurance (varies by insurance provider)
  • Certificate of fire coverage
  • By supporting local firefighters you insure that those who respond are well trained and well equipped

By paying dues to the North Bench Fire District you help to support the growth and safety of our community.

All proceeds are used to provide our firefighters with the best equipment and training necessary to protect our community and the surrounding regions, we do not collect any taxes and are completely supported by dues.

Contact us for a certificate of fire coverage.

  • Private Residence & Farm up to 125 contiguous acres $135
  • Every additional non-contiguous vacant piece of land owned $27
  • Home Business/Residence combo under 125 acres $189
  • Private Residence & Farm over 125 - 500 contiguous acres $243
  • Acreage without structures up to 20 acres $43
  • Acreage without structures 21 - 125 contiguous acres $81
  • Acreage without structures 126 - 500 contiguous acres $108
  • Acreage with structures up to 20 acres $65
  • Acreage with structures 21 - 125 contiguous acres $108
  • Acreage with structures 126 - 500 contiguous acres $189
  • Any parcels over 500 contiguous acres $270
  • Commercial Businesses $243

All Membership dues are billed annually.


Map for reference only, for further details please contact the station. Click here to download a larger version of the district map.

Make a Payment or Donation Online

Select Property With Structures

Customer ID Number

Select Property Without Structures

Customer ID Number*

Make A Donation

*If you are paying for multiple people or have multiple customer numbers, please include the additional customer ID numbers seperated by a comma.

All payments are completed using Paypal. A Paypal account is not required only a valid credit card or debt card is required.

If you do not have a paypal account click the continue link just to the left of the paypal login. paypal help image one The next step is to enter your credit card information and billing addess paypal help image two click "accept and continue" and you're done.

Make A Payment or Donation by Mail

  • Address: P.O. Box 1234 Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Make A Payment or Donation in person

  • Use our Security Drop box located At Fire Station 1
  • Address: 64464 highway 2 East/3 Mile Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

All Checks Are Payable to: North Bench Fire District

Response Statistics

Year Fires EMS Only Non-Fire & Non-EMS Total Incidents
2010 30 31 27 88
2011 10 50 36 96
2012 7 32 21 60
2013 10 48 19 77
2014 18 66 42 126

Applications & Documents

Fire Suppression Rating Schedule Report.

ISRB Public Protection Classification Evaluation

Local & National Resources

Boundary County Fire Chiefs Assoc



Phone Number: 1 800 621-3362


U.S. Fire Administration

Phone Number: (301) 447-1000


National Active Fire Map


Bureau of Land Management


North Idaho Fire Chiefs' Association


Idaho Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services Association

(800) FireLine in Idaho or (208) 939-FIRE (3473) Nationally


Idaho State Fire Marshal

website:Idaho State Fire Marshal


Phone Number: (800) 233-1957


Idaho Dept. of Lands (Boise Office)

Phone Number: (208) 334-0200


300 N. 6th Street, Suite 103 Boise, ID 83702