Public Education

The Whitefish Fire Department’s public education is just as diverse as our all hazard emergency response.


Fire Prevention Week

A firefighter kneeling on the ground talking to school kids sitting on the ground

During Fire Prevention Week we interact with many of the schools in our response area. 

We hold an annual Open House and invite many of our partner agencies including:

Flathead County’s 911 emergency dispatch center                              ALERT Medical Helicopter

Flathead County Law Enforcement                                                       Two Bear Rescue Helictoper

Fire Safe Flathead (wildland fire)                                                           Flathead Search and Rescue

Tan swat team armored truck

Red Alert helicopter in front of the fire stationTwo bear blue and red helicopter in front of the fire station

Car Seat Installations

A number of our Firefighters are certified to install and teach you how to install Child Car Seats.  

We offer the following within our response area:

  • Residential Home Fire Safety Inspections
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Community wildland fire review

To schedule one of these please contact Maria at