News & Events

News & Events

From the Chief: Hard Work and Success

From the Chief: Hard Work and Success

This spring has been busy for our personnel with several large initiatives and opportunities to celebrate success.

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Regional Training Drill Focuses on Decontamination

Regional Training Drill Focuses on Decontamination

More than 500 firefighters and first responders from 10 agencies across Spokane County recently participated in a regional training drill. The drill was designed to simulate a Mass Casualty Incident in which a mock hazardous materials release resulted in injured and contaminated workers.

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Spotlight: Chaplain Ken McNaughton

Spotlight: Chaplain Ken McNaughton

Retired veteran firefighter Ken McNaughton has volunteered his time as SVFD Chaplain since May 2015. He and fellow Inland Northwest Fire Chaplains were recently recognized for the special services they provide to firefighters, their families and the communities they serve.

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Safety Tip: Smoking while using Medical Oxygen is a Deadly Mix

Safety Tip: Smoking while using Medical Oxygen is a Deadly Mix

In the communities we serve, a dangerous trend is emerging — the use of at-home medical oxygen by people who smoke. Already in 2018, our crews have responded to two apartment fires in units where the resident smoked and used at-home medical oxygen. One resident sustained severe burns and both residents required hospitalization.

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Open House at Station 6 set for June 9

Open House at Station 6 set for June 9

Join Us for FREE Family Fun! Our Edgecliff Fire Station #6 will be holding an Open House on Saturday, June 9 from 10 am – 2 pm.

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