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The mission of the Northern Lakes Fire Protection District is to provide a high level of proficient and competent service to the citizens and guests within our boundaries. The citizens, visitors and business population of the District have a department that is prepared to fulfill its task of preserving life and protecting property.


On behalf of everyone at Northern Lakes Fire, thank you for taking the time to visit our website.  We hope that you will find it to be an interesting and useful source of information for you, your family and/or business. To learn more about us and the programs and services we provide, please take a look at the various pages on our website. I welcome your comments and suggestions to improve our website and make it more responsive to your needs.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (208) 772-5711 or by email at


Fire Chief Pat Riley

Proudly Serving Since 1995

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As the Assistant Chief, it my honor to support the mission, vision and core values of the Northern Lakes Fire District. Our fire district provides critical fire suppression, advanced life support, and emergency response services. We are continually searching for opportunities to improve our services while increasing safety for our community and firefighters.

If you would like to learn more about the District and services we provide, never hesitate to contact us for additional information. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve our community!


Assistant Chief Matt Dill

Proudly Serving Since 2012

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The Northern Lakes Fire Protection District

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Northern Lakes Fire Protection District is to provide a high level of proficient and competent service to the citizens and guests within the boundaries of the Fire District. Our personnel will set the standard for professionalism and compassion, while performing our duties in the most expeditious and efficient manner.

  • Proficient - Implies a thorough competence derived from training and practice

  • Competent - Having the capacity to function or develop in a particular way

  • Set the Standard - Something established by authority, custom, or general consent as a model or example

  • Professionalism - The conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a person

  • Compassion - Sympathetic awareness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it

Our Vision Statement

The vision of Northern Lakes Fire Protection District is to constantly seek resourceful and innovative means to provide increased value of service to our constituents in an ever-changing technological, fiscal and geographical environment. 

Our Core Values

  • Honesty - Being sincere, truthful, trustworthy, honorable, fair, genuine, and loyal with integrity

  • Respect - Understanding that all people and things have value by showing high regard and consideration for self, others, community and environment

  • Integrity - Firm adherence to a code of especially moral or altruistic values

  • Pride - Delight or elation arising from some act or possession

  • Valor - Strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness

  • Honor - That which rightfully attracts esteem, respect, or consideration

  • Education - Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, methodical and reasonable decisions

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