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Arrest Made in String of Suspicious Fires Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Spokane Valley Fire Department Arson Task Force announced Wednesday they have arrested a juvenile suspect in a string of 23 suspicious fires that occurred in Spokane County Fire District 8 and Spokane Valley.read more ...
Restricted Fires - Burn Ban in EffectThursday, July 17, 2014
The dry conditions continue so the burn restrictions remain in place.
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CPSC and Health Canada Recall Kidde Smoke and CO Alarms Friday, September 26, 2014
CPSC and Health Canada recalled 1.3 million Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke and CO Alarms, the recall indicates that the alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.read more ...
Suspicous Fires in South Valley AreaFriday, September 26, 2014
On September 25, 2014, SVFD crews responded into Spokane County Fire District 8 to assist with extinguishing a wildland fire on South Campbell Road. The cause of this fire is under investigation, and it is believed to be related to a series of 16 other fires that have occurred over the past week in SVFD and Fire District 8.read more ...
2014 Valleyfest and Spokane Valley Fire Department Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Spokane Valley Fire Department would like to thank all of the people that came down to Valleyfest for its 25th Anniversary. It was 2 ½ beautiful days to enjoy the last bit of summer before fall and winter sets in.read more ...
Captain Normington's Family Presented With State Flag Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Washington State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy made an official visit to the SVFD in order to present the family of Captain Mark Normington with a letter from Governor Jay Inslee and a framed Washington State flag.read more ...
Managing Our Medical SuppliesThursday, September 18, 2014
Currently the Spokane Valley Fire Department has a group of individuals that are leading an effort to make improvements in how we order, stock, distribute, and track our medical inventory. The first step of the project was to get an idea of how much inventory we use and estimate the amount of waste that occurs annually in terms of dollars.read more ...
Team Effort Helped Tackle Port of Entry Hazmat Incident Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Early Sunday afternoon a semi truck on its way to Moses Lake was stopped at the Washington Port of Entry after a driver in Idaho reported an ammonia smell coming from the truck. The truck was leaking trimethylamine anhydrous gas, and the Idaho State Police and the Washington State Patrol immediately called in hazardous materials crew to clean up the leak.
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Gone, But Not Forgotten - Marilyn Ferguson Thursday, September 11, 2014
SVFD and Fire District 4 Work TogetherMonday, September 08, 2014
Firefighters from a Spokane County Fire District 4 Tender refill Spokane Valley Engine 9’s water tank after they assisted at a fire near Eloika Lake as part of a multi agency response August 27, 2014.read more ...
Proper Disposal of Used Rags Can Save On Costly RepairsMonday, September 08, 2014
The owner of these stairs arrived home just as a fire was starting. Oily rags from a deck staining project were bunched or balled up, which led to a fire starting from spontaneous combustion.read more ...
PulsePoint App Helps to Save Baby's Life Thursday, September 04, 2014
The PulsePoint App helped to save the life of a baby in Post Falls.read more ...
Spokane Valley, Fire Dist. 8 Strive for Speed with New Agreement Tuesday, July 29, 2014
KREM.com presented a story on the new agreement between Spokane Valley Fire Department and Fire District 8.read more ...
SVFD and District 8 Finalize Auto Aid AgreementWednesday, July 23, 2014
The Spokane Valley Fire Department and Spokane County Fire District 8 have finalized automatic aid agreement. Under the new arrangement, the borders between the two jurisdictions will essentially disappear and the closest available apparatus will respond to an emergency, regardless of agency.
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Pre Incident Planning Program Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Members of Ladder 10, A-Shift descend from the roof of Numerica Credit Union at Broadway and Sullivan. The company was surveying the roof as part of the Pre-Incident Planning Program, a newly introduced effort to identify and record essential data about commercial occupancies.read more ...
University and Otis Orchards Stations RemodelingSunday, July 13, 2014
University Fire Station 1 at 10319 East Sprague and Otis Orchards Fire Station 4 at 22406 East Wellesley will both be remodeled in the near future. They will be temporarily relocated during this process.read more ...