SVFD is Hiring!Thursday, March 26, 2015
SVFD is seeking applicants for Deputy Fire Chief. This exciting career position closes on April 17. Visit our Employment Page
for more information, today!
Free Car Seat Safety Check - Saturday, April 25 Friday, April 10, 2015
Spokane's Safe Kids Coalition is hosting a free Car Seat Safety Check on April 25 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center. Families are encouraged to have trained experts check to make sure their child car seats are installed correctly.
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Child Passenger Safety Tech Training Offered Monday, April 06, 2015
Get involved in car seat safety in our community! Complete Child Passenger Safety Technician Training offered April 22-25 and participate in a free community Car Seat Check event on April 25. Click here for details.
Fire Prevention Key Lesson for Centennial Middle School StudentsFriday, March 27, 2015
Seventh grade students engaged in hands-on learning about fire prevention, safety and investigation today at Centennial Middle School. Mako and his handler Rick Freier, Assistant Fire Marshal, visits middle school classrooms across the Spokane Valley to teach the scientific method and how it is used in fire investigations.read more ...
Firefighters Benefit from Electrical, Natural Gas Safety Training with Avista Friday, March 20, 2015
SVFD public safety partner Avista Utilities spent the day yesterday providing timely electrical and natural gas safety awareness training for our firefighter first responders.read more ...
SVFD’s New Community Affairs OfficerWednesday, March 18, 2015
The Spokane Valley Fire Department would like to take the opportunity to introduce our new Community Affairs Officer, Melanie Rose. Her background in marketing, public information, and community and media relations will be a tremendous asset to the Department in telling our story. read more ...
A Conversation About Fire Insurance and Fire Protection Classification Thursday, March 12, 2015
You don’t have to call 911 to benefit from a good fire department. One day while sitting in my office, I received a call from a local insurance agent seeking some assistance. She asked me what I knew about the Washington State Survey and Rating Bureau (WSRB).read more ...
SVFD Partners with SKILS'KIN Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Spokane Valley Fire Department is proud to announce its partnership with SKILS'KIN, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) serving individuals with disabilities in the Inland Northwest; Great Falls, MT; and Cheyenne, WY.read more ...
SVFD is Parterning with Public Safety TestingThursday, March 05, 2015
SVFD will be partnering with Public Safety Testing (PST) for our upcoming entry level fire fighter testing. Continue to check our website for posting information. Additional information on PST can be found at www.publicsafetytesting.com
New Hydrants are InstalledThursday, March 05, 2015
In the pursuit to reduce response times and increase water availability, the Spokane Valley Fire Department has partnered with Consolidated Irrigation District #19 to install several fire hydrants within their service area to reduce the distance between fire hydrants. Consolidated Irrigation District #19 began operations in 1966 and maintains a large service area from the Spokane Valley Mall to the Idaho border, which includes Otis Orchards.
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March 1, 2015, Fire on Bates RoadMonday, March 02, 2015
At 9:27 a.m. on March 1st, the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on S. Bates Rd.read more ...
SVFD Crews Extinguish Apartment Fire Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire in the area of Broadway and Vercler. The initial arriving crew found the fire involved two apartments, and was extending to the attic.read more ...
2014 Fire Prevention Annual Report Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Prevention Bureau responsibilities include conducting fire investigations, plan reviews, fire code permit inspections, existing business inspections, and public fire and life safety education.
Click here to read the 2014 Fire Prevention Annual Report
Law Enforcement 101 Training Thursday, February 19, 2015
Spokane Valley Firefighters participated in a Law Enforcement 101 Training provided by Spokane County Sheriff SWAT.read more ...
Thank You From Fire Chief Bryan Collins Thursday, February 12, 2015
On behalf of all the men and women here at the Spokane Valley Fire Department I would like to thank you for your support of the 2016-2019 Maintenance and Operations Levy.read more ...
SVFD Supports Senate Bill 5591 Monday, February 09, 2015
Spokane Valley Firefighters Respond to Chemical ReleaseTuesday, February 03, 2015
On January 29, 2015, Spokane Valley Fire Department responded two Engines, one Ladder Company, one Rescue Company, and two Battalion Chiefs to the area of Euclid and Sullivan to a report of a chemical release inside a commercial occupancy.read more ...
Deputy Chief Larry Rider RetiresThursday, January 29, 2015
A little more than thirty-five years ago, on January 2, 1980, Deputy Chief Larry Rider began his career with Spokane Valley Fire Department.read more ...
Firefighters Sharpen Skills at Joint TrainingWednesday, January 28, 2015
Crews from the Spokane Valley Fire Department, the Spokane Fire Department, and Spokane County Fire District 8 have been conducting joint training recently in a few structures that are slated for demolition.read more ...