News: Media Releases

News: Media Releases

SVFD SCHOLARSHIP COMES FULL CIRCLE TO CARE FOR THEIR OWN

SVFD SCHOLARSHIP COMES FULL CIRCLE TO CARE FOR THEIR OWN

For Immediate Release: November 20, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SVFD SCHOLARSHIP COMES FULL CIRCLE TO CARE FOR THEIR OWN A STORY OF THANKS FROM THE SVFD TO ONE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Firefighters set up a scholarship fund for non-traditional students in the […]

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AGGRESSIVE FIREFIGHTING TACTICS LIMITS DAMAGE

AGGRESSIVE FIREFIGHTING TACTICS LIMITS DAMAGE

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2019 Contact: Shawn Pichette Engineer/EMT/PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-638-3058 ********************************************** Aggressive Firefighting Tactics Limits Damage SVFD and Fire District 8 Crews Arrive on Scene Quickly ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) and Spokane County Fire District 8 (SCFD8) units responded at 6:24p.m. to a report of a residential structure fire […]

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SVFD FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH COMMERCIAL FIRE IN SPOKANE INDUSTRIAL PARK

SVFD FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH COMMERCIAL FIRE IN SPOKANE INDUSTRIAL PARK

For Immediate Release: November 18, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509-368-4828 ********************************************** SVFD Firefighters Extinguish Commercial Fire in Spokane Industrial Park SVFD Crews Arrive on Scene Quickly to Extinguish Fire ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded at 7:02 p.m. to a report of a commercial fire in building […]

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SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE

SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE EFFORT ANTICIPATES IMPROVED RESUSCITATION OUTCOMES *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire is taking steps to advance CPR practices through the use of a Lucas 3 Device.  This device takes over in a […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED BUDGET PROPOSES THE ADDITION OF 6 NEW FIREFIGHTERS *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Director of Finance, Angela Golden, brought forward the SVFD 2020 Budget to the Board of Commissioners for a First Viewing […]

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SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST

SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST WASHINGTON STATE HAS A HIGHER THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE SURVIVAL RATE *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire is nationally known for their PIT Crew CPR practices that yield above average cardiac arrest survival […]

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FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO 2ND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE

FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO 2ND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2019 Contact: Craig Warzon Captain/Public Information Officer Spokane Valley Fire Department 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Respond to 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded around 7:15 this evening to an Apartment fire at 210 S Farr Road in the Spokane Valley. Valley Engine 1 was the […]

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FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM MEMBER OF THE YEAR

FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM MEMBER OF THE YEAR

For Immediate Release: October 28, 2019 Contact: Greg Rogers Fire Marshal Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4123 ********************************************** FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM Member of the Year ********************************************** Division Chief and Fire Marshal for Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD), Greg Rogers, is happy to announce Traci Harvey, SVFD Fire Protection Engineer, as the Member of the […]

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FIREFIGHTERS INVESTIGATE SPILL OFF SULLIVAN ROAD

FIREFIGHTERS INVESTIGATE SPILL OFF SULLIVAN ROAD

For Immediate Release: October 25, 2019 Contact: George Hedebeck Captain, PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Investigate Spill off Sullivan Rd HazMat incident closes Union Pacific Rail Line ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded this afternoon to a report of a hazardous materials release from a railcar at Kemira Water Solutions, 2317 […]

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FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH EARLY MORNING ARGONNE FIRE

FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH EARLY MORNING ARGONNE FIRE

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2019 Contact: George Hedebeck Captain, PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Argonne Fire Traffic restrictions in place for southbound Argonne ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded at 4:18 AM to a report of a house fire in the 4300 block of N Argonne. Residents […]

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