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CONSTRUCTION AND PERMIT INSPECTIONS BACK IN PLACE PROMPTS SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE TO IMPLEMENT SOME CHANGES


05/04/20
               

For Immediate Release:

May 1, 2020

Contact:

Julie Happy

Community Affairs Manager

Spokane Valley Fire

509.892.4155

CONSTRUCTION AND PERMIT INSPECTIONS BACK IN PLACE PROMPTS SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE TO IMPLEMENT SOME CHANGES

With construction and permit inspections getting back into full swing this week, Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) is implementing some changes to keep everyone safe and healthy.

“We are striving to accommodate construction/permit inspections while ensuring the safety of our staff, citizens, and customers,” said Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Marshal, Greg Rogers.  “On Tuesday, April 28th we implemented additional precautions when conducting construction/permit inspections.” 

Changes include:

  • No more than two individuals will be allowed to accompany SVFD’s inspector while on site.
  • Social distancing will be maintained at all times, face coverings are required, and pens will not be shared.
  • SVFD inspectors will wear face coverings and eye protection throughout the inspection.
  • SVFD inspectors will wear gloves when handling paperwork and pens will not be shared.

To schedule a construction/permit inspection or if you have any questions please call (509) 892-4153.  We will make every effort to accommodate your inspection request within 48 hours.  Please have all required paperwork on site at your scheduled inspection time.

 

About Spokane Valley Fire Department
Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) serves a population of 125,000, including the cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Millwood, as well as surrounding unincorporated areas within the 75-square miles of Spokane County Fire District 1. In 2019, SVFD firefighter crews, including its paramedics and EMTs, responded to more than 18,326 emergency calls.

Established eighty years ago in 1940, SVFD is committed to pursuing excellence and is distinguished as an Accredited Agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and by the fire district’s ISO Class 2 rating from the Washington Survey and Rating Bureau.

Connect with SVFD at: spokanevalleyfire.com. For department news, safety information, and timely updates, find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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