Pro and Con Committees Spokane Valley Fire Department is placing before the voters on the February 14, 2023 ballot a proposition authorizing a maintenance and operations excess levy.
How does a Fire District get its funding for Maintenance and Operations (M&O)? Junior taxing Fire Districts must go out for Levies every 4 years...
Now is the time to prepare your home to be fire safe. More fires happen in the winter months than any other time of the year. During the cold...
2019 SVFD TOP 10
# 10 14 New Firefighters graduate from the SVFD Recruit Academy and join the SVFD as Probationary Firefighters
#9 4 SVFD Firefighters graduate from Paramedic School
#8 SVFD is called to 3 interesting fires where jobs, property values, and lives are all saved by SVFD firefighting practices:
1 – Lime Scooter warehouse
2 – Rodda Paint facility
3 – Cannabis Grow Facility in the old Costco Building
#7 SVFD installs hundreds of Smoke Alarms, saving 11 lives!
#6 SVFD maintains a WSRB insurance rating of 2, yielding lower insurance premiums in the community and being a national leader in the Fire Industry
#5 SVFD is nationally known for their ability to Save Lives with their PIT Crew CPR practices yielding above national average success rates
#4 SVFD adds Alternative Response Units (ARU’s) to their fleet for non-life threatening medical emergencies
#3 SVFD continues to be the only Accredited Fire Department east of the cascades and only one of a few in the nation, maintaining consistent quality improvement practices as a standard
#2 SREC is launched for a streamlined dispatch system countywide
#1 THE CITIZENS OF SPOKANE VALLEY, LIBERTY LAKE, MILLWOOD, OTIS ORCHARDS, AND THE UNICORPORATED AREAS SVFD SERVES – VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY TO PASS THE FOUR YEAR LEVY – KEEPING PUBLIC TRUST AND HONORING SAFETY IN THESE COMMUNITIES.
THANK YOU ALL FOR A VERY SAFE AND HEALTHY 2019
AND, a toast for an even SAFER 2020
- Julie Happy