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Chimney Cleaning Tools

As the warm summer days turn into brisk winter nights many people in and around the mountains turn to their wood burning stoves and fireplaces to provide low-cost, heating for their families. But before you start cozying up in front of your fireplace the first thing to think of is the condition of your chimney. Dirty chimneys cause fires which could endanger life and property. One way to be proactive and help minimize the potential for a chimney fire is to clean your chimney with our assortment of tools that can be checked out at Station 1, 1123 Lake Street, Sandpoint.

Our selection includes Brushes and Rods from the various sizes.

6″ x 10″ – 6″ (diameter)
7″ x 11″ – 10″ (diameter)
8″ x 12″ – 7″ x 7″
9″ x 13″ – 8″ x 8″
10″ x 14″

Burn Permit Reminder

Sandpoint Burn Permits

As a reminder and by city ordinance, the residents of the City of Sandpoint are allowed to burn brush, grass, weeds, and cuttings from trees, lawns or gardens. However, a resident must first obtain a burn permit from the City of Sandpoint and check with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Air Quality Advisory hot line to insure burning is allowed each day before they burn.

IDL Permits for Sagle and Westside Fire Districts

For all residents that live in the Sagle and Westside Fire Districts must apply for an Idaho Department of Lands permit between May 10th and October 20th. This does not apply to City of Sandpoint residents.

Bonner County Building Location Permit Approvals

Bonner County Building Permit approval from Westside and Sagle Fire Districts.
The Fire Chief or designee will be available every Tuesday 10am-12pm and every Friday 9am-11am to review requests at 1123 Lake St Sandpoint, ID (Selkirk Fire Station #1)
No appointment is needed, however, the schedule is subject to change due to fire emergencies, holidays, or other events. 
Please email the following information to Tammy Miller at regarding Bonner County Location Permits: 
1.) Platt
2.) Bonner County sign-off form
3.) Site plan
4.) Cistern receipt (If applicable)