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Safety Tip: Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Safety Tip: Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Each holiday season, fire departments across the U.S. respond to an average of 230 home fires started with Christmas trees. Electrical failures or malfunctions are a factor in one third of all Christmas tree fires. Stay safe this holiday season by following a few simple safety tips.

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Spotlight: John Nelson

Spotlight: John Nelson

This firefighter has dedicated his off-duty hours to educating the young students of Spokane Valley Tech.

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SVFD Crews Quickly Extinguish Balcony Fire

SVFD Crews Quickly Extinguish Balcony Fire

SVFD crews quickly extinguished an early morning balcony fire in the Aspen Village Apartments. The cause of the fire is believed to be a space heater used on the balcony of the third floor apartment. Working smoke alarms likely saved lives in this fire.

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Safety Tip: Avoid Home Heating Tragedies

Safety Tip: Avoid Home Heating Tragedies

During the cold winter months, it’s important to pay attention to the proper use and maintenance of heating equipment. The primary culprits in home heating fires are open-flame space heaters, portable electric heaters, and wood-burning fireplaces and stoves. A few simple precautions can help reduce the risk of a home heating tragedy, either by fire or deadly carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

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Millwood Fire Station to Host Open House Dec. 3

Millwood Fire Station to Host Open House Dec. 3

Join us from 11 am – 3 pm for free family fun! Take pictures with Santa, tour our newly-remodeled fire station and try on firefighter gear. Enjoy holiday treats and much, much more! The station is located a 9111 E. Frederick.

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