Blackfoot Fire Employee Highlight

Lt Tweedy


Captain Lewis





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20 Years of service

     Scott Tweedy – Came to us from Fort Hall fire department and started with us in January of 2003, He was heavily involved with Extrication in fort Hall and brought that knowledge to Blackfoot. Scott was promoted to lieutenant in September of 2017, and is currently working with training our volunteers that meet every week. Scott has also taken on the task of maintaining the maintenance records for all apparatus in the department.  Scott is always willing to do the odd jobs that need to be done and takes great pride in his work. Thank you, Scott, for all the work you do for our department. 

 15 Years of service

      David Lewis - Started in June of 2008 and was promoted to lieutenant in December of 2014. He then received his paramedic in 2016. Dave was then promoted to Captain in 2020. Dave has been a vital part of the command staff at the Fire Department and is heavily involved in training for the department. He has been instrumental in finding and applying for grants for our Lucas devices, and ambulances. 

      Kim Getsigner - Came to us after 4 years at INL and 26 years at the Idaho Falls Fire Department. Kim started with us in December of 2008. He has been a Paramedic for a total of 40 yrs. He has been dedicated to the fire service and has touched so many lives with his compassion and care as a care giver and coworker. He brought a great deal of knowledge to our department and has shared it with enthusiasm and pride. Thank you, Kim, for all your years of service and dedication. 

      Angie Powell - Started in August of 2008. She is dedicated and works with our billing company to make sure our reports have been completed and properly submitted to ensure maximum accuracy, for prompt billing. She schedules all the tours, handles the records requests and in most cases, serves as the first point of contact for the public regarding non-emergency issues. Her positive attitude and attention to details help contribute to the success of our department.