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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.

  • Residence $75
  • Residence/Home Business Combination $125
  • Commercial Business $175
  • Vacant Land <10 Acres $40
  • Vacant Land >10 Acres $75
  • Single Residence Farm <500 Acres $75
  • Single Residence Farm >500 Acres $125

All Membership dues are billed annually.

Make a Payment or Donation Online

Select Property Class

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 Resources

Boundary County Fire Chiefs Assoc


Bonners Ferry Fire Department

Fire Chief: Patrick Warkentin

Phone Number: (208) 267-4390

Address: P.O. Box 149 Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Curley Creek Volunteer Fire District

Fire Chief: Ken English

Phone Number: (208) 267-1025

Address: 158 Rd 72-d / PO Box 36 Moyie Springs, ID 83845

Hall Mountain Volunteer Fire Association

Fire Chief: Brad Lowther

Phone Number: (208) 267-7375

Address: P.O. Box 159 Eastport, ID 83805

Moyie Springs Volunteer Fire Department

Fire Chief: Ken English

Phone Number: (208) 267-9088

Address: 156 Canyon View Road Moyie Springs, ID 83845

Paradise Valley Fire District

Fire Chief: Doug Ladely

Phone Number: (208) 267-7909

Address: P.O. Box 3213 Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

South Boundary Fire Protection District

Fire Chief: Tony Rohrwasser

Phone Number: (208) 267-8057


Address: P.O.Box 148 20 Schoolhouse Rd, Naples, ID 83847

Boundary Volunteer Ambulance

EMS Chief: Ken Baker

Phone Number: (208) 267-2604


Address: 6447 Railroad St Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Kootenai Valley Forest Protective District

Phone Number: (208) 267-5577

6327 Main Street Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

State & National Resources


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