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Fire Service Area

For information on current Whitefish Fire Service Area Board Members, Meeting Agendas and Minutes, please refer to the Flathead County Website

The Whitefish Fire Service Area was established pursuant to Montana Code Annotated Title 7 - Local Government, Chapter 33 – Fire Protection, Part 24 – Fire Service Areas for approximately 86 square miles of unincorporated area surrounding the City of Whitefish.

The Whitefish Fire Service Area is governed by an elected board of five qualified trustees. 

The term of office, procedures for nominations, and elections are the same as those provided for rural fire district trustees in 7-33-2106

The Whitefish Fire Service Area has contracted with the City of Whitefish for fire protection through an interlocal agreement.

EMS services in the area are also provided by the City of Whitefish as part of the Flathead County EMS System.

The Whitefish Fire Service Area Trustees meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Fire Station # 22, located at the corner of Whitefish Stage Road and Hodgson Road, starting at 6:30 p.m.