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BOISE FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS
ENGINES 1 AND 7 RECEIVE NEW ENGINES
Engine 1 and 7 have received new Pierce Arrow XT engines. The former Spartan/BME engines are now in reserve status.
RADIO FREQUENCIES CHANGES
The fire department has moved to the 700 MHz frequencies permanently as of Tuesday, June 30 at 1000 hours. The old frequencies will be used for tactical channels for wildland fires and for BLM channels.
BIDS OUT FOR TYPE 4 BRUSH APPARATUS
Boise Fire is in the bid process for obtaining a Type 4 Brush rig. For further information, contact http://cityofboise.org/fire.
Pictured Above: Brush 15 backing into quarters. This rig is owned by the Whitney Fire District, but operations at Station 15 are carried out by Boise Fire Department.