News: News & Announcements

News: News & Announcements

IS YOUR HOME “WINTER” FIRE SAFE?

IS YOUR HOME “WINTER” FIRE SAFE?

More fires happen in the winter months than any other time of the year. During the cold months, we spend more time indoors and use different methods to heat our homes. It is important to keep fire safety in mind when you are heating your home. If you are using a portable heater: Make sure […]

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LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY

LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 3 – 9 “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety” is the national campaign theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, supported by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). This year’s theme strives to educate everyone about the important sounds smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms make. Knowing the difference and […]

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PREPARE TO PROTECT

PREPARE TO PROTECT

“Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” is this year’s theme during September, National Preparedness Month. Not only is it important for communities to be prepared to face disasters and emergencies, but it is also important for individuals and families. Everyone has a role. Why is it important to prepare?  Disasters […]

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FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS WEEK IS SEPTEMBER 20-24, 2021

FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS WEEK IS SEPTEMBER 20-24, 2021

Did you know that there are things you can do as you age to be fall free and independent? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. Adopt strategies such as doing the right exercises, making your home safer, and getting regular health checkups. It’s important to engage in 150 minutes of physical activity every […]

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BIKE SAFETY VIRTUAL RODEO WITH SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND SAFE KIDS SPOKANE

BIKE SAFETY VIRTUAL RODEO WITH SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND SAFE KIDS SPOKANE

Spokane Valley Fire Department and Safe Kids Spokane have teamed up to present a Virtual Bike Rodeo! The rodeo is available online for youth and their families to watch and then to practice together. The videos teach various aspects of bicycle safety and injury prevention.  Upon completion of the Virtual Bike Rodeo Course, you can […]

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SVFD WILL HOLD BELL RINGING CEREMONY IN REMEMBERANCE OF 9/11 

SVFD WILL HOLD BELL RINGING CEREMONY IN REMEMBERANCE OF 9/11 

In the Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) Administration building entryway is a 1,200-pound column from one of the Twin Towers that collapsed on September 11, 2001. The column serves as a daily memorial to the sacrifices made by so many on 9/11/2001. The column, number M009c, was given to SVFD by the Port Authority of […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

Schools in our area are starting to open for the beginning of the new school year. With that said, we want to remind you to please be watchful around schools. Slow down and pay attention when kids are present – especially before and after school! Here are some safety measures to follow from the National […]

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SVFD WILL BE HIRING FOR RECRUIT CLASS 2022

SVFD WILL BE HIRING FOR RECRUIT CLASS 2022

  SVFD is planning for a recruit academy in 2022. Hiring will begin soon. To register, please visit www.publicsafetytesting.com If you have general questions regarding employment at SVFD, please email callahanp@spokanevalleyfire.com Click here to view the Entry Level Firefighter job posting. Please our website often at www.spokanevalleyfire/joinsvfd to get the latest information on the hiring […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE CHIEF BRYAN COLLINS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE CHIEF BRYAN COLLINS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) Fire Chief Bryan Collins has announced his retirement effective March 1, 2022.  Chief Collins has been working with the Board of Fire Commissioners for the past several months regarding his impending retirement. Chief Collins and the Board will define and conduct a process that will ultimately lead to the selection […]

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COMMISSIONERS MEETINGS WILL BE VIRTUAL

COMMISSIONERS MEETINGS WILL BE VIRTUAL

Due to Washington State mask mandates, Spokane Valley Fire Department Board of Fire Commissioners meeting will be virtual.  Join us live via Facebook, YouTube, or on spokanevalleyfire.com

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