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NUMBERS REFLECT AN INCREASING NEED FOR VALLEY FIRE SERVICES

NUMBERS REFLECT AN INCREASING NEED FOR VALLEY FIRE SERVICES

A five year comparison study of all calls for service received at the Spokane Valley Fire Department showed an increase in calls logged by dispatch year over year. The comparison study was presented to the Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Board of Commissioners on Monday, July 8, during the regularly scheduled public meeting. The SVFD 5 […]

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SAVE THE DATE – SVFD OPEN HOUSE:  SEPTEMBER 28TH

SAVE THE DATE – SVFD OPEN HOUSE: SEPTEMBER 28TH

Save the date! The SVFD Open House will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

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SVFD BEGINS RISK ASSESSMENT TO RESPOND APPROPRIATELY TO CALLS FOR SERVICE

SVFD BEGINS RISK ASSESSMENT TO RESPOND APPROPRIATELY TO CALLS FOR SERVICE

How many trucks does a fire incident require to safely contain an incident?  The Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) is looking at that right now.  The current risk assessment is engaged in understanding the risks and responding appropriately.  Those risks effect both the community and the department when responding to a call for service.   The […]

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HAVE A HEART – PULSEPOINT RECRUITS RESIDENTS TO SAVE LIVES

HAVE A HEART – PULSEPOINT RECRUITS RESIDENTS TO SAVE LIVES

Courtesy of the Liberty Lake Gazette, published on June 17, 2019. In February 2014, the chances of surviving sudden cardiac arrest in Spokane County received a welcome uptick. That’s when PulsePoint, a revolutionary app alerting responders to incidents of cardiac arrest in their general vicinity, was introduced locally. Responders could include anyone from the average […]

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SVFD ENGAGES IN CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WITH THE LAUNCH OF SREC

SVFD ENGAGES IN CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WITH THE LAUNCH OF SREC

Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) keeps current with today’s technology through continuous improvements with the launch of Spokane Regional Emergency Communications (SREC).  Citizens want response and they want it faster.  SREC has the potential to improve response times from our First Responders. Going to a single point of intake takes away the need for call […]

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