The Northern Lakes Fire Protection District works for the protection of residents lives and properties. The district operates a fire prevention bureau. It serves Greater Hayden and Rathdrum areas in Kootenai County in Idaho. The Northern Lakes Fire Protection District maintains a fleet of engines, trucks and ambulances. The district responds to more than 3,100 calls annually. It operates several stations, as well as provides hazard response services. The Northern Lakes Fire Protection District maintains a staff of over 25 full-time employees.