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MEET NEW SVFD FIREFIGHTER, SAM GAUKSEHIM

MEET NEW SVFD FIREFIGHTER, SAM GAUKSEHIM

                    SVFD has hired 14 new Firefighters to the SVFD Team.  Recruit training began Tuesday, September 3 at the Fire Training Center and will run for 15 weeks. Sam Gauksheim is one of our new recruits!  We have caught him training on a variety of skills […]

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DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN?

DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN?

The SVFD was very excited to receive two home escape plans submitted by young members of the community.  Fire escape plans are integral to making a difference when a fire occurs. Recently the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) announced the theme for Fire Prevention Week October 6 – 12 as “Not every hero wears a […]

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14 FIREFIGHTERS HIRED AT SVFD

14 FIREFIGHTERS HIRED AT SVFD

SVFD is very happy to welcome 14 new Firefighters to the SVFD Team.  Recruit training began Tuesday, September 3 at the Fire Training Center.  The Fire Academy will run for 15 weeks with the recruits participating in additional training throughout their first year. Two recruits will receive an additional 200 hours of training to attain […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS DONATE HOURS IN CHARITABLE SERVICE

SPOKANE VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS DONATE HOURS IN CHARITABLE SERVICE

Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) firefighters donated their time on a four day retreat dedicated to serving combat veterans.  Each year, a local “modern day warrior” who has lost their life in combat serving in the United States military, is honored.  This year the retreat honored Nicholas W. Newby who served in the United States […]

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WILDFIRE SMOKE

WILDFIRE SMOKE

Spokane’s current air quality rating can change hourly as changes in the wind and fire activity impact the direction of the smoke.  As wildfire smoke continues to move into the Spokane area, it can pose a health threat especially for children, older adults, and people with lung or heart disease. Here are some recommendations from […]

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