A 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Founded in Boise, Idaho. Our mission is to raise money to support fire prevention education programs and to provide emergency financial support through the Boise and Meridian Fire Department's Burn-Out Funds. These funds provide emergency assistance to local community members displaced by fire disasters.

"Through the Eye of a Firefighter" is Brandon's work as he was passionate about the fire service, training and EMS. Brandon passed on November 21st, 2013 after undergoing a surgery to repair a back injury suffered while on duty. This is one of many reminders Brandon left for us to reflect upon. RFB #ThroughTheEyeOfAFirefighter"

Make a Donation to Light My Fire, Inc.

Support the Boise and Meridian Fire Departments' educational programs and burn out funds! All amounts accepted, no donation is too small.

Tickets Go On Sale 12/23 at 8:00AM - Limited Number Available

This photo was taken of the McCleary Band playing at Mile High Arena in McCall, Idaho.

The McCleary Band

Performing At The Gala


The McCleary Band plays various venues around the Treasure Valley and McCall featuring Rock, Folk Rock, Country and Americana.  This includes dance music or just plain ole fashion kick back sounds. Covering bands such as Robert Earl Keen, The Derailers, The Beatles, John Hiatt, Marshal Tucker, and some mixed up blues you are sure to start tapping your toes with enjoyment. One of their most cherished accomplishments is winning “The Battle of the Bands” competition at Ste. Chapelle Winery.  Their band includes retired firefighter - Dennis Cleary on bass, acoustic guitar, harmonica and lead vocals; Rick Delyea on lead guitar and vocals; Jerry Smith on drums, harmonica and backup vocals; Cathy Jager on vocals and tambourine; Rose Cleary on guitar. If you are interested in booking them for one of your events, call Dennis at (208)724-5557.

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Why we do what we do


Founded in Boise, Idaho in 1993, Light My Fire, Inc. is proud to work closely with the Boise and Meridian Fire Departments to raise funds and plan events to meet the financial needs to provide fire prevention education such as the fire safe house. The fire safe house provides fire safety education to elementary age children and teaches children how to escape and survive if presented in a fire situation.

Light My Fire, Inc. also provides support to burn out funds associated with the Boise Fire Department and Meridian Fire Department. The burn out funds provide direct and immediate financial support to community members affected by fire.



Education & Fire Safety are #1 at Light My Fire


Fire Safety education is key for preventing disasters with children, even as they grow into adults.

The Meridian Fire Safe House had over 10,000 children in 2010 learn about fire safety, prevention, and preparedness.

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A Special Thanks to Our Generous Supporters, Donors and Committee Members



  • Andrea Bradshaw-Belfor Property Restoration
  • KaLynn Cooper-Belfor Property Restoration
  • Trinidad Tores-Belfor Property Restoration
  • Dane Oldham-Boise Fire Department
  • Roy Boehm-Boise Fire Department
  • Corey Langdon–CRS
  • Logan Wetherholt-CTR
  • Mary Cahoon-Disaster Kleenup
  • Brian Slater-FRSTeam Fabric Restoration
  • Sonja Johnson-Johnson & Co, CPA
  • Lauretta Lamp-Johnson & Co, CPA
  • Pam Orr, Meridian Fire Department
  • Joe Bongiorno, Meridian Fire Department
  • Herb & Stacey Griffin, Meridian Fire Department
  • Jerin Jones-Meridian Local 4627
  • Kelsey Johnston-Meridian Fire Department
  • Hanz Akbarzadeh, Paul Davis Restoration
  • Bob Ricketts, Ricketts & Associates
  • Sarah Morris, Ricketts & Associates
  • Carolyn Oldham-Fireman’s Mom
  • Susie Powell


  • Mary Cahoon & Andrea Bradshaw


  • Pam Orr


  • Corey Langdon


  • Brian Slater


  • Sarah Morris


  • Steve Cilley – President
  • Bob Ricketts – Vice President
  • Sonja Johnson – Treasurer
  • Andrea Bradshaw – Secretary
  • Mary Cahoon
  • Pam Orr
  • Angie Lowman


  • Abbie Brooks Goodnight
  • All Valley Fireplace
  • AuPair in America
  • Belfor Property Restoration
  • Bodies in Motion
  • Boise Hawks
  • Boise Bicycle Project
  • Boise Soap Company
  • Brittany Egurrola
  • Brownstone Construction
  • Cattlemen’s Café’
  • Chisum Custom Furniture
  • Coach Amy’s Creations
  • Complete Restoration Services, Inc.
  • Concealed Concepts of Idaho
  • CTR Cleanup & Total Restoration
  • Dillabaugh’s Flooring America
  • Disaster Kleenup
  • Dunnigan Creek Design
  • Fred Meyers—Boise & Meridian
  • FRSTeam by Custom Commercial
  • Golf Galaxy
  • Goody’s Soda Fountain
  • Graeber & Company
  • Hammer Down Excursions
  • Happy Kernel’s
  • Higgins & Rutledge
  • High Desert Harley Davidson
  • Home Depot
  • Idaho Ice World
  • Johnny On The Spot
  • Kelly Herbert Photography
  • Law Office of Wendy M. Powell
  • Lowes
  • Meridian Benevolence Fund Members
  • Meridian Toy Maker
  • Morrison Bees
  • Numzann Safaris
  • Paul Davis Restoration
  • Pure Barre
  • POJOS Family Fun
  • RC Willey
  • Rejuve Medspa
  • Riverbirch
  • RM Wraps LLC
  • Rolling Hills Vineyard
  • Small Cakes Cupcakery
  • Soldier Mountain
  • Southern Idaho Landscape Center
  • The Children’s Museum
  • Tip Top K-9
  • Top Golf
  • Treasure Valley Tattoo Removal
  • Twisted District Brew Company
  • UltraClean Water & Fire Restoration
  • Vertical View
  • Wahooz Family Fun Zone
  • Walmart—Meridian
  • Waxie
  • Winnett Family
  • Zamzows
  • Zoo Boise


  • Alex Furioso
  • Amy Christofferson
  • Amy Zane
  • Andrea Bradshaw
  • Armilene Cabreros
  • Bob & Judy Ricketts
  • Brian Kraus
  • Brittany Egurrola
  • Brynn Gleed
  • Carolyn Oldham
  • Chandra Deutsch
  • Chris Verkerk
  • Chuck & Mary Cahoon
  • Connie Bates
  • Corey Langdon
  • Dan Looney
  • Ed Danti
  • Dave & Kristi Anderson
  • Heather Griffin
  • Herb & Stacey Griffin
  • Homer Brown
  • Jennifer Ashley-McClain
  • Jennifer Oates
  • Jenny Urban
  • John Hoyne
  • Karlee Johnson
  • Kat Blume
  • Katie Vaage
  • Kathy Vanderslice
  • Kayla Wilcox
  • Kelly Hebert
  • Kelsey & Sean Winnett
  • Kortney & Daniel Lousignant
  • Kristy Yandell
  • Lisa Dalmas
  • Logan Wetherholt
  • Mardi Welborn
  • Mark Anderson
  • Michelle Chestnut
  • Mike Morrison
  • Nancy Svoboda
  • Osa McDonald
  • Paige Nielebeck
  • Pam Orr
  • Randy Miller
  • Rhea Bowman
  • Rob & Kerri Fowler
  • Rob & Melissa Aldrich
  • Roger & Sandy Judge
  • Sam Brown
  • Sarah Morris
  • Stef Swanepoel
  • Susie Powell
  • Sydney Osborn
  • Tom & Monica Brown
  • Tracy Johnston
  • Ty & Lisseth Davis
  • Victoria Kraynak
  • Wendy Powell

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10062 W Fairview Ave Ste100,
Boise, ID 83704