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4th OF JULY FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF BRYAN COLLINS

4th OF JULY FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF BRYAN COLLINS

As we head into summer weather and wildfire season, Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Chief, Bryan Collins has some fire safety concerns for our community. Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of injuries each year. More than 16,000 […]

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PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY IN THE WILDFIRE URBAN INTERFACE

PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY IN THE WILDFIRE URBAN INTERFACE

Here in Spokane Valley Fire District, we have areas of development with structures and infrastructure that are adjacent to lands high-risk for wildfires. Fire prevention experts classify these spaces as Wildfire Urban Interface (WUI). These spaces may be dense forest or other types of wildlands dotted with evergreens, like ponderosa pines, along with other native […]

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4TH OF JULY FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

4TH OF JULY FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

As we head into summer weather and wildfire season, Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Chief, Bryan Collins has some fire safety concerns for our community. Chief Collins met with SVFD Fire Marshal, Greg Rogers to talk about the dangers of fireworks on the community.  Every year the illegal use of fireworks injures people and causes […]

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FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

As we head into summer weather and wildfire season, Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Chief, Bryan Collins shares some fire safety concerns for our community. We’ve seen an increase in fires started by cigarettes this year.  Recently, in the past several weeks, we have responded to fires where cigarettes were improperly disposed.  Make sure you […]

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WATER SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

WATER SAFETY MESSAGE FROM SVFD FIRE CHIEF, BRYAN COLLINS

As we head into summer weather and outdoor recreation, Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Chief, Bryan Collins has some safety concerns for our community regarding water safety. Over the past four years we have been dispatched 168 times. In 80 of those incidents, people self-rescued or were helped by people near them and we were […]

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