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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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Evacuation Information & Resources

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Spokane County Department of Emergency Management is the 'go to' resource for information about the fires burning in Spokane County. Evacuation maps, boundaries and more are posted on their website at www.gsem.us Click on "Alerts" and scroll down.

ALERT Spokane is Spokane County's Emergency Notification System. This system is available for emergency responders to notify (by phone) specific homes and/or businesses that may be at risk during an emergency. Make sure you are in the system to receive an emergency call, especially if you use your cell phone as your home phone. Self-registry allows citizens to add phone numbers that are not included in the landline 9-1-1 database. Register today at www.alertspokane.org



SVFD Again Earns Accreditation

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
 
It's OFFICIAL! On August 17, Spokane Valley Fire Department was successful in our quest for re-Accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). With this approval, SVFD remains one of only 216 fire/rescue departments worldwide to achieve this designation.

Accreditation is a comprehensive, rigorous self-assessment and evaluation model that promotes excellence and continuous quality improvement, leading to improved service delivery for the citizens we serve.

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Fire Danger Burn Restrictions Now in Place

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Due to rising temperatures, fuel conditions, and fire potential forecasting, it is that time of year again to recognize the potential for wildfire in our region. Please find the attached burn restriction order and notice for the unincorporated areas of Spokane County, City of Spokane Valley, City of Liberty Lake, and City of Millwood. The restriction is effective 8:00 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2016, and applies to specified fire/devices (camp fire, fire bowls, fire pits). The restriction will continue until further notice.

Click here to see what restrictions apply.



Welcome New Fire Commissioner Patrick Burch

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
 
The SVFD Board of Fire Commissioners has appointed Patrick Burch to fill a vacancy on the Board. He was selected following interviews with five residents interested in filling the vacancy created when Commissioner Kolby Hanson resigned due to work obligations.

Burch has been a Spokane Valley resident for 15 years and lives here with his family. He has been involved with SVFD since 2008 as a volunteer member of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and currently as a team leader/member of Fire Corps. Welcome! 

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Deputy Chief Andy Hail Retires

Friday, June 03, 2016
 
After more than 36 years as a career firefighter, Deputy Chief Andy Hail is retiring today, June 3. He joined SVFD in 2009 as Deputy Chief. His career began with the Redmond Fire Department (WA) in 1979. During his 29+ years in Redmond, Chief Hail rose through the ranks to Deputy Chief. Chief Hail's fondest memories of his life-long career involve the relationships that are built through shared experiences serving people who are often at their most vulnerable. "It has been an absolute privilege to serve," he said. Congratulations and Best Wishes, Andy. You will be missed! 

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.