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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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SVFD is Hiring!

Thursday, March 26, 2015
SVFD is Hiring!
SVFD is seeking applicants for Entry Level Firefighters, Environmental Engineer and Deputy Fire Chief. These exciting career positions are all open positions with close dates in mid-April. Visit our Employment Page for more information, today!

Fire Prevention Key Lesson for Centennial Middle School Students

Friday, March 27, 2015
Fire Prevention Key Lesson for Centennial Middle School Students

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, visit middle school classrooms across the Spokane Valley to teach the scientific method and how it is used in fire investigations.


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Firefighters Benefit from Electrical, Natural Gas Safety Training with Avista

Friday, March 20, 2015
Firefighters Benefit from Electrical, Natural Gas Safety Training with Avista
SVFD public safety partner Avista Utilities spent the day yesterday providing timely electrical and natural gas safety awareness training for our firefighter first responders.

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SVFD’s New Community Affairs Officer

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
SVFD’s New Community Affairs Officer

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.


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A Conversation About Fire Insurance and Fire Protection Classification

Thursday, March 12, 2015
A Conversation About Fire Insurance and Fire Protection Classification

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).


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SVFD Partners with SKILS'KIN

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
SVFD Partners with SKILS'KIN
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.

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SVFD is Parterning with Public Safety Testing

Thursday, March 05, 2015
SVFD is Parterning with Public Safety Testing

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 Installed

Thursday, March 05, 2015
New Hydrants are Installed

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 Road

Monday, March 02, 2015
March 1, 2015, Fire on Bates Road
At 9:27 a.m. on March 1st, the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on S. Bates Rd.

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SVFD Crews Extinguish Apartment Fire

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
SVFD Crews Extinguish Apartment Fire

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.


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2014 Fire Prevention Annual Report

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
2014 Fire Prevention Annual Report

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
Law Enforcement 101 Training
Spokane Valley Firefighters participated in a Law Enforcement 101 Training provided by Spokane County Sheriff SWAT.

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Thank You From Fire Chief Bryan Collins

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thank You From Fire Chief Bryan Collins

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.


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SVFD Supports Senate Bill 5591

Monday, February 09, 2015
SVFD Supports Senate Bill 5591
Spokane Valley Fire Department has been actively involved in a statewide effort to enact Senate Bill 5591,

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Spokane Valley Firefighters Respond to Chemical Release

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Spokane Valley Firefighters Respond to Chemical Release

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.


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Deputy Chief Larry Rider Retires

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Deputy Chief Larry Rider Retires
A little more than thirty-five years ago, on January 2, 1980, Deputy Chief Larry Rider began his career with Spokane Valley Fire Department.

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Firefighters Sharpen Skills at Joint Training

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Firefighters Sharpen Skills at Joint Training

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.


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SVFD Responds to Multiple Collisions On I-90

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
SVFD Responds to Multiple Collisions On I-90

SVFD apparatus responded to multiple collisions on I-90 the morning of Wednesday, January 14.


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Child Passenger Safety Tech Training / Car Seat Check

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Structure Fire on N. Evergreen Road

Monday, January 05, 2015
Structure Fire on N. Evergreen Road
Units from the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire in the 1100 block of N. Evergreen Rd at approximately 8:10 a.m. on January 4th.

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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.

If you need to be certified, please contact the Inland Northwest Health Services at 509-242-4264 (www.healthtraining.inhs.org) or Washington State First Aid at 993-5529.

Twitter Incident Notifications

The Twitter notificaton is temporarily down.  Please check back for an update.
The department is now providing 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.