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Register for ALERT Spokane

Register for ALERT Spokane

Evacuation notices prompted by the Upriver Beacon Fire on July 17 were accomplished using ALERT Spokane, a county-wide emergency notification system. Spokane County residents and businesses are urged to register to ensure timely notices in case of emergency.

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Fire Danger Burn Restrictions Now in Place

Fire Danger Burn Restrictions Now in Place

Effective July 16, 2018, outdoor recreational burn restrictions are now in place, due to extreme fire danger caused by hot, dry weather conditions. This means that citizens residing in the Cities of Liberty Lake, Millwood, Spokane Valley and unincorporated areas of Spokane County must discontinue outdoor recreational fires and open burning until further notice.

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Spotlight: Finance Director Angela Golden

Spotlight: Finance Director Angela Golden

One of several women in a leadership role, Angela Golden has made a significant impact since joining the Spokane Valley Fire Department four years ago. A streamlined budgeting process and a new financial system are just some of her accomplishments.

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Safety Tip: Wear Life Vests on the Water

Safety Tip: Wear Life Vests on the Water

SVFD’s Special Operations team has already responded to more than 20 water rescue calls this year.

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From the Chief: EMS and Risk Reduction

From the Chief: EMS and Risk Reduction

In 2011, our cardiac arrest survival rate was 23%. In 2017, our cardiac survival rate improved to 50%. This drastic improvement is the result of our integrated approach which leverages data analysis, a focus on citizen CPR and high quality ‘Pit Crew’ CPR and the introduction of PulsePoint.

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