News: Media Releases

News: Media Releases

SPOKANE REGIONAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TO TRANSITION LEADERSHIP

SPOKANE REGIONAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TO TRANSITION LEADERSHIP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2019 Contact:        Julie Happy                      Community Affairs Manager                      Spokane Valley Fire Department                      509.892.4155   **********************************************         SPOKANE REGIONAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TO TRANSITION LEADERSHIP LORI MARKHAM HIRED AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Spokane Regional Emergency Communications (SREC) dispatch center, which launched on July 1, is transitioning […]

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SVFD CONDUCTS A FIVE YEAR COMPARISON OF CALLS FOR SERVICE

SVFD CONDUCTS A FIVE YEAR COMPARISON OF CALLS FOR SERVICE

For Immediate Release:   July 9, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155   SVFD CONDUCTS A FIVE YEAR COMPARISON OF CALLS FOR SERVICE NUMBERS REFLECT AN INCREASING NEED FOR FIRE SERVICES **************************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) has conducted a five year comparison of all calls for service received. […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT HOME SAFETY VISITS, SAVE LIVES

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT HOME SAFETY VISITS, SAVE LIVES

For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT HOME SAFETY VISITS, SAVE LIVES SMOKE DETECTORS INSTALLED IN OVER 3000 HOMES ****************************************************The Spokane Valley Fire Department  conducts free home safety inspections.  During these inspections, they look for smoke detectors throughout the home.  Three […]

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ACCREDITED SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE IS HOSTING RISK ASSESSMENT CONSORTIUM

ACCREDITED SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE IS HOSTING RISK ASSESSMENT CONSORTIUM

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155   ACCREDITED SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE IS HOSTING RISK ASSESSMENT CONSORTIUM FOCUS IS ON NUMBER OF TRUCKS DEPLOYED IN RESPONSE TO A CALL FOR SERVICE *************************************************** The Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) is a member of the Pacific Northwest […]

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DISTRACTED DRIVING AN INCREASING THREAT TO FIRST RESPONDERS

DISTRACTED DRIVING AN INCREASING THREAT TO FIRST RESPONDERS

 For Immediate Release: June 17, 2019 Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155   DISTRACTED DRIVING AN INCREASING THREAT TO FIRST RESPONDERS SVFD FIREFIGHTERS EXPERIENCE NEAR MISS & HITS **************************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) First Responders go out multiple times every day responding to calls.  While SVFD has not experienced any […]

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LIBERTY LAKE RESIDENT RAISING MONEY TO DONATE PET OXYGEN MASKS TO SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

LIBERTY LAKE RESIDENT RAISING MONEY TO DONATE PET OXYGEN MASKS TO SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155     LIBERTY LAKE RESIDENT RAISING MONEY TO DONATE PET OXYGEN MASKS TO SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT PET MASKS PROTECT PETS AGAINST SMOKE INHILATION **************************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) supports protecting pets from wildfire smoke and poor […]

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WEIGHTED BLANKETS PURCHASED FOR USE ON SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE TRUCKS

WEIGHTED BLANKETS PURCHASED FOR USE ON SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE TRUCKS

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155     WEIGHTED BLANKETS PURCHASED FOR USE ON SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE TRUCKS BLANKETS HAVE CALMING EFFECT ON THOSE EXPERIENCING CRISIS **************************************************** The Spokane Valley Fire Department has purchased  weighted blankets from the Isaac Foundation.  These blankets have been […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND STARBUCKS MAKE A COMMUNITY IMPACT

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND STARBUCKS MAKE A COMMUNITY IMPACT

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND STARBUCKS MAKE A COMMUNITY IMPACT SEATTLE AND PORTLAND MAY SOON FOLLOW THIS JOINT EFFORT TO CONNECT WITH COMMUNITY **************************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) and the Starbucks at Pines and Sprague have joined forces […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND METRO AREA PARTNERS ATTEND HELICOPTER HOIST TRAINING

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND METRO AREA PARTNERS ATTEND HELICOPTER HOIST TRAINING

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2019  Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155   SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE AND METRO AREA PARTNERS ATTEND HELICOPTER HOIST TRAINING TRAINING ALLOWS FOR REMOTE AREA RESCUE **************************************************** The Spokane Fire Department has trained 4 Paramedics to serve as flight medics on the Spokane Regional Air Support Unit’s […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE INSPECTIONS ARE DISCOVERING MISSING CAPS

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE INSPECTIONS ARE DISCOVERING MISSING CAPS

For Immediate Release: June 10, 2019   Contact:  Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155   SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE INSPECTIONS ARE DISCOVERING MISSING CAPS AREA BUSINESSES AFFECTED **************************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) is currently performing annual inspections of area businesses for fire safety.  During these inspection they are noticing a number of […]

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