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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
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.
- Julie Happy