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...
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...
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...
HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE?
As we experience record-setting high temperatures this week, it is important to take care of yourself. It’s key to stay cool, stay hydrated, and to stay informed of changing temperature conditions. If you are overdressed for the conditions, or dehydrated, you are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. It is important to know the signs and symptoms and what to do if you or a friend or family member experience these conditions.
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.
- Julie Happy