Ride Along

Ride-Along Policy

If you would like to schedule a Ride-Along with Paramedics or Firefighters, please review the following requirements.
  • You must be 18 years of age or have written permission from a parent.  A Hold Harmless Form will need to be signed.
  • You may schedule 1 ride-along (per quarter), anytime between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, 7 days a week. (No overnight stays)
  • Individuals seeking to ride for specific objectives: internships, job shadowing, etc., may be granted an extended ride-along schedule upon approval of the Operations Chief.

To schedule a Ride-Along, please contact or visit our headquarters office at:
We will schedule an appointment for you to meet with one of our chiefs to discuss your expectations.

Coeur d'Alene Fire Department
300 E. Foster Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
(208) 769-2340

If your ride-along is accepted, you will be asked to show your ID, and sign a waiver at that time. 
If you are under the age of 18, please be prepared to bring your legal guardian with you. 

If you have questions, you may send an email to [email protected]
or call 208-769-2340 

If you are seeking an internship, please contact Deputy Chief Jeff Sells at
[email protected]  or 208-640-3161