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:
Division Chief Steve Isaacson
Kootenai County Fire & Rescue
1590 E. Seltice Way
Post Falls, ID 83854
Phone: 208-777-8500 Fax: 208-777-1569
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 Andrew Cater, Division President
Deputy Chief Andy Cater
Caldwell Fire Department
310 S. 7th Ave.
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-455-3032 Fax: 208-455-3014
IFCA Training Officers Division
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/Investigations, Jason Blubaum
Idaho State Fire Marshal's Office
2005 Ironwood Parkway, Suite 143
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.
Volunteer Division Contact:
Fire Chief Larry Naccarato, Division President
St. Maries Fire Protection District
308 West Jefferson Ave.
St. Maries, ID 83861