News: Training News

News: Training News

SVFD RECEIVES TRAINING FOR HELICOPTER RESCUE ABILITY

SVFD RECEIVES TRAINING FOR HELICOPTER RESCUE ABILITY

Spokane Valley Fire joins with metro area partners to receive helicopter hoist training for access to difficult areas where rescue options are needed. The Spokane area Fire Department has trained 4 Paramedics to serve as flight medics on the Spokane Regional Air Support Unit’s (SRASU) Rescue 3 Helicopter. These members of the SRASU successfully completed […]

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Fire Fighter Training Translates to Real Life Use

Fire Fighter Training Translates to Real Life Use

Spokane Valley Fire Fighters have a rigid training schedule every day.  This week crews were involved in Extrication Training, stabilization and pull and save tactics.  Crews cut off doors, cut through roofs, and trained for various scenarios where cars might be upside down, on their side, or smashed in such a manner as to not […]

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New Boat to Strengthen Water Rescue Response

New Boat to Strengthen Water Rescue Response

It’s lightweight, sturdy and can be deployed anywhere along the Spokane River. It can quickly go upstream or downstream. It has a stable platform floor so firefighters can start medical care right away. It is our new Zodiac ERB 380 power boat!

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