Our Entry Level Firefighter testing window will be open from October 1, 2023 – November 6, 2023. Applicants need to register to test with Public Safety Testing (www.publicsafetytesting.com). The most recent test scores from PST for tests taken between April 4th, 2023 through close of application will be considered. Current, valid CPAT certification from a […]

2023 Burn Restrictions

As of June 30, 2023 there are burn restrictions in place for the communities that Spokane Valley Fire serves. See below for more information. Fire Marshal Burn Restrictions Burn Restrictions Flyer City of Spokane Valley Burn Restrictions City of Liberty Lake Burn Restrictions City of Millwood Burn Restrictions  For additional information, be sure to visit […]

15 Recruits Graduate EMT School

On May 30th, 15 SVFD recruits from class 2023-2 finished their week EMT-B School. They participated in 6 weeks of class, learning the ins-and-outs of EMS. They will now proceed immediately to their 18-week Fire Academy. By the time they hit the streets, they will have completed 24 straight weeks of training provided exclusively by […]

Summer Grilling Safety

Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) wants to keep the community safe from fire risk while still enjoying those enjoyable outdoor summer activities such as grilling. To keep your summer grilling safe, don’t place your BBQ too close to anything that burns or it may just become a fire hazard.   The summer months, from May through August, […]


Summertime in the Inland Northwest can be hot, and this year is no exception!  As you try to cool off this summer by enjoying activities on or near the water, please follow these simple water safety tips.   ABOVE THE WATER SUN Don’t get too much sun – Sunburn makes it harder for your body […]

16 New Recruits Enter SVFD’s New EMT Basic School

On April 17th, 16 new SVFD recruits began EMT School. They will participate in 6 weeks of class, learning the ins-and-outs of EMS and then proceed immediately to their 18-week Fire Academy. By the time they hit the streets, they will have completed 24 straight weeks of training provided exclusively by Spokane Valley Fire instructors. […]

Do Lithium-Ion Batteries Pose a Fire Risk?

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are in widespread use in consumer electronics. Lithium batteries have become the industry standard for rechargeable storage devices. Lithium batteries are generally safe and unlikely to fail, but only so long as there are no defects, and the batteries are not damaged or mistreated.  Despite their many advantages, lithium-ion batteries have the […]

2023 Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week

Each year, starting with the Martin Luther King holiday, fire departments around the nation support a weeklong campaign to educate communities about Community Risk Reduction. Community Risk Reduction, otherwise known as CRR, is a proactive, data-driven process to identify and prioritize local risks, followed by the integrated and strategic mitigation of those risks. The strategies […]

Call for Pro and Con Committee to Review Levy

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.

The 2023 M&O Levy; Everything You Need to Know

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”4.16″ global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”4.16″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.16″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”4.19.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″ global_colors_info=”{}” sticky_enabled=”0″] The M&O deadline to vote on the M&O Levy is coming up quick! This page is your one stop shop for everything levy related. If you go through the information here […]