Case Study

Northern Lakes Fire District Maintains 100% Accountability, Improves Firefighter Safety On Scene With Rugged Tablets

Source: BlueStar, Inc.

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The Northern Lakes Fire District provides an all-hazards response to the greater Hayden, Rathdrum, and Twin Lakes areas in Kootenai County, located in gorgeous North Idaho. The district is comprised of approximately 106 square miles of lakes, mountains, prairies and growing cities with a population of more than 42,000 residents. This combination fire and rescue department is comprised of thirty-six career firefighters, ten volunteers, three Chief Officers, a Fire Marshal and Deputy Fire Marshal, and three administrative support staff. In addition, all of the departments firefighters are certified EMTs, including twelve paramedics. Northern Lakes Fire staffs two fire engines and two advanced life support (ALS) ambulances with career staff that respond to more than 4,600 emergency calls annually from two strategically located fire stations. These stations are staffed 24/7/365.