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THE 14 SVFD RECRUITS GRADUATE FROM RECRUIT SCHOOL!
SVFD is very happy to announce the graduation of our 14 Firefighter Recruits. Recruit training began Tuesday, September 3 and lasted for 15 weeks. Graduation occurred Thursday, December 12. All recruits made it through the Recruit Academy and have been given their initial fire station assignments.
Congratulations to the following new SVFD Probationary Firefighters:
These Firefighters are now on their probationary year.
They will be rotated every two months through different station assignments and evaluated regularly on:
Practical Skills encompassing:
- Fire Suppression
- Physical Requirements
And on Didactic Knowledge where they will need to pass a comprehensive written exam.
We wish them a very successful probationary year! Congratulation SVFD Firefighters!
View the Graduation video here.
Thank you to Mary Requejo and all who contributed to the making of the 2019 Recruit Video.
Spokane Valley Fire Department serves the City of Spokane Valley, City of Liberty Lake, City of Millwood and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Spokane County with a combined population of 125,000 across 75 square miles. SVFD firefighters and paramedics responded to more than 17,280 emergency calls in 2017. Established in 1940, SVFD is an Accredited Agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, one of only a handful in Washington State.
For more information about Spokane Valley Fire Department, visit www.spokanevalleyfire.com.
- Julie Happy