On April 17th, 16 new SVFD recruits began EMT School. They will participate in 6 weeks of class, learning the ins-and-outs of EMS and then proceed...
Do Lithium-Ion Batteries Pose a Fire Risk?
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are in widespread use in consumer electronics. Lithium batteries have become the industry standard for rechargeable...
2023 Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week
Each year, starting with the Martin Luther King holiday, fire departments around the nation support a weeklong campaign to educate communities about...
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO KEEP FIRST RESPONDERS SAFE?
Spokane Valley Fire Department, along with almost every public agency in the country, is responding to an increase in dangerous car collisions. SVFD Firefighter and Paramedic RW Pegau is often on scene of these collisions for patient care and staying safe from other drivers is always on his mind. What are three things as a driver you can do to keep First Responders safe on an emergency scene? Firefighter/Paramedic Pegau shares his wisdom.
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.
- Julie Happy