The EMS Division was established to provide a forum for those persons responsible or involved in EMS and/or Fire-EMS services in IFCA Member agencies together to discuss issues, solve problems, increase awareness and promote legislation which enhances EMS services in Idaho. The true beneficiary of such actions are the citizens and visitors to Idaho.
EMS Division Contact:
Fire Chief Christopher Way
Kootenai County Fire & Rescue
1590 E. Seltice Way
Post Falls, ID 83854
The IFCA's Fire Prevention Officers (FPO) Division was established to further the professional advancement of the fire service through education, training, legislation, and other means as may be available. They also formed to ensure and maintain greater protection of life and property from fire, natural and man made disaster, or other sudden emergencies. At 50 members, the FPO Division is the largest Division within the IFCA.
To carry out their purpose, the Division actively seeks to:
- Advise the Idaho Fire Chief's Association in matters pertaining to fire prevention
- Promote fire safety information throughout the state of Idaho through public education programs, conferences and training seminars
- Participate in the code development process
- Serve as a watchdog on legislative matters
- Serve as an advocate and educational source for life saving tools such as smoke detectors and automatic fire sprinkler systems
Fire Prevention Officers (FPO) Division Contact:
Deputy Chief Prevention Joe Bongiorno Division President
Meridian Fire Department
33 E. Broadway Ave., Suite 210
Meridian, ID 83642
IFCA Training Officers Division
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The mission of the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association, Training Division is to increase the level of public and emergency service provider safety through standardized, accountable, and accessible training and education
Training Officers (TO) Division Contact:
Deputy Chief Bill Deruyter
Coeur d'Alene Fire Department
320 E. Foster Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
The mission of the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association, Volunteer Division is to represent the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services chief officers in Idaho.. IFCA provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for volunteer first responders across the state.
Fire Chief Steve Hull
Cascade Rural Fire Department
109 East Pine St.
Cascade, ID 83611