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SVFD TO PERFORM ICE RESCUE TRAINING


01/23/20
               

For Immediate Release:

January 21, 2020

Contact:

Craig Warzon

Captain/Public Information Officer

Spokane Valley Fire Department

509-869-3196

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SVFD to Perform Ice Rescue Training

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Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) will ​be performing their annual Ice Rescue Training at Newman Lake, January 22-24.

Firefighters will be having a classroom lesson followed by live victim retrieval scenarios at Newman Lake.  The training site will be at the public boat launch on the east side of Newman Lake.

The classroom trainings will start at 0900 and 1300 on all three days.  The scenarios will begin approximately one hour later.

For more information please contact Captain Craig Warzon at 509-869-3196

SVFD conducts ice rescue training

About SVFD
Spokane Valley Fire Department serves the cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Millwood and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Spokane County with a combined population of 125,000 across 75 square miles. SVFD firefighter crews which include paramedics and EMT’s, responded to more than 17,487 emergency calls in 2018.

Established in 1940, SVFD is an Accredited Agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International; and has a class 2 WSRB rating as given by the Washington Survey and Ratings Bureau (WSRB).  SVFD is one of four accredited departments in the state and the only accredited department with distinction as a WSRB class 2.   

 

For more information about Spokane Valley Fire Department, visit www.spokanevalleyfire.com.

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