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Safety Tip: Wear Life Vests on the Water

Safety Tip: Wear Life Vests on the Water

SVFD’s Special Operations team has already responded to more than 20 water rescue calls this year.

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From the Chief: EMS and Risk Reduction

From the Chief: EMS and Risk Reduction

In 2011, our cardiac arrest survival rate was 23%. In 2017, our cardiac survival rate improved to 50%. This drastic improvement is the result of our integrated approach which leverages data analysis, a focus on citizen CPR and high quality ‘Pit Crew’ CPR and the introduction of PulsePoint.

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SVFD Presents Lifesaving Awards

SVFD Presents Lifesaving Awards

Doug Iverson and Jasen Smith were recently honored by the Spokane Valley Fire Department with Lifesaving Awards for their heroic efforts to save a resident and prevent further spread of an apartment fire on March 14, 2018.

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Spotlight: Paramedic Nick Zambryski

Spotlight: Paramedic Nick Zambryski

When Paramedic Firefighter Nick Zambryski was considering fencing options for his dog, he never dreamed that a conversation with Invisible Fence Inland NW would turn into a donation of life-saving pet oxygen masks aboard SVFD fire engines!

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Play Unplugged this Summer and earn a SVFD ‘Hero Hunter’ Badge

Play Unplugged this Summer and earn a SVFD ‘Hero Hunter’ Badge

Elementary students across the greater Spokane Valley are invited to participate in a fun, free new program this summer that encourages children to ‘Play Unplugged.’ The program runs June 1 – August 31, 2018.

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