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Spokane Valley Fire Department
Established 1940

Proudly serving the Cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Millwood, and parts of unincorporated Spokane County, including the communities of Otis Orchards, Pasadena Park, and the area surrounding Liberty Lake.  SVFD provides the following services:  Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services,  Technical Rescue, Vehicle Extrication, Hazardous Materials Response, Swift Water Rescue, Fire Investigations, Fire Prevention, Commercial Property Inspections, CPR and Fire Safety Training.  More Information…

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Register for ALERT Spokane

Thursday, August 27, 2015
All Spokane County residents with cell phones or Voice over Internet phones (Comcast, Vonage, XO Communications) are urged to register with ALERT Spokane to receive emergency notifications at www.ALERT-Spokane.org.

Spokane County has an Emergency Notification System that is able to send emergency messages via telephone, cell phone or VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to residents and businesses located within Spokane County. The system is already programmed with traditional landline phone numbers. However, unless residents register with ALERT Spokane, the system cannot contact cell phones or VoIP phones.

Fire Ops 101 Captured on Video

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Fire Ops 101 Captured on Video
A newly-released video features the voices of more than one dozen civilians telling the story of what it feels like to be a firefighter for a day. The video captures the essence of Fire Ops 101 - held on May 30 - a day-long series of controlled but very realistic scenarios including search and rescue, vehicle extrication, fire hose application, cardiac arrest and live fire training. Check out the video and learn more about Fire Ops 101. 

Outdoor Recreational Burn Restrictions Issued

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Outdoor Recreational Burn Restrictions Issued
Due to the hot, dry conditions, open burning and recreational fires, specified outdoor recreational fires (campfires, fire bowls and fire pits) are hereby ordered discontinued in the Cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Millwood effective June 17, 2015. These restrictions are also in effect for the unincorporated areas of the Spokane Valley Fire Department's service area. The restriction will continue until further notice.

Welcome Fire Marshal Greg Rogers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Welcome Fire Marshal Greg Rogers
Fire Marshal Greg Rogers joined Spokane Valley Fire Department on July 20, 2015.

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Deputy Fire Chief Tim O'Brien Joins SVFD Leadership Team

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Deputy Fire Chief Tim O'Brien Joins SVFD Leadership Team
Fire service veteran Tim O’Brien brings more than 26 years of experience to his new role as a Spokane Valley Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief. O'Brien joined our leadership team on July 20, 2015. Over the past four years, O'Brien has served as the Division Chief of Operations for the Reno Fire Department.

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SVFD Prepares for Extreme Heat

Thursday, June 25, 2015
SVFD Prepares for Extreme Heat
Extreme heat predictions for the upcoming weekend and beyond have Spokane Valley Fire Department officials moving quickly to counteract the health impacts on firefighters and vulnerable citizens. Cooling measures for firefighters, mobilizing volunteers to check on homebound senior citizens and working to educate citizens about keeping safe in the extreme heat are among the strategies now being implemented.

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SVFD Joins Bayview Fire Strike Team

Monday, July 06, 2015
Yesterday afternoon, Spokane Valley Fire Department joined a Spokane County Strike Team responding to the fire in Bayview, Idaho. SVFD deployed two wildland fire trucks and crews (Brush Trucks 4 and 10) along with crews from the City of Spokane and District 8. The Strike Team was credited with saving several homes from the fire. The team returned home just before midnight. 

SVFD Expands “Auto Aid” for Faster Emergency Response

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
SVFD Expands “Auto Aid” for Faster Emergency Response
The leaders of four Spokane County fire agencies gathered near Upriver Dam on June 15 to jointly announce and discuss a historic new collaboration to provide automatic aid across fire district borders.

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Congratulations to SVFD's School of Leadership Class of 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015
Congratulations to SVFD's School of Leadership Class of 2015

Following nine months of intense study, Spokane Valley Fire Department celebrates the 2015 School of Leadership Class that graduated on June 11. The School of Leadership is designed to nurture future SVFD leaders.


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Pat Schaffer Promoted to Battalion Chief

Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Pat Schaffer Promoted to Battalion Chief
On June 8, 2015, SVFD celebrated the promotion of Pat Schaffer to Battalion Chief at the Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting.

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Recent Incidents

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Friends & Family CPR Classes

CPR classes are taught by SVFD personnel one Saturday a month at the Spokane Valley Fire Department Training Center located at 2411 N. Pioneer Lane. Please call (509) 928-1700 for reservations. This class is provided to the public at no cost and is a participatory course only. (Certification is not provided).

If you need CPR certification, please refer to your local phone book or the Internet for a list of CPR training agencies. 

Twitter Incident Notifications

SVFD provides Twitter notifications for major incidents via the @SpokaneValleyFD handle. Subscribe to our feed today at http://twitter.com/SpokaneValleyFD, or text “follow SpokaneValleyFD” to 40404 in the United States (carrier rates apply).

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Mission: The Spokane Valley Fire Department prepares for and responds to emergencies protecting people, property, and the environment through a progressive and responsible approach to planning, education, and hazard prevention with a professionally trained, dedicated, and compassionate workforce.