News: Media Releases

News: Media Releases

SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE

SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SVFD CPR PRACTICE NOW INCLUDES LUCAS 3 DEVICE EFFORT ANTICIPATES IMPROVED RESUSCITATION OUTCOMES *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire is taking steps to advance CPR practices through the use of a Lucas 3 Device.  This device takes over in a […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED

SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE 2020 BUDGET APPROVED BUDGET PROPOSES THE ADDITION OF 6 NEW FIREFIGHTERS *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Director of Finance, Angela Golden, brought forward the SVFD 2020 Budget to the Board of Commissioners for a First Viewing […]

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SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST

SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** SVFD ATTENDING SYMPOSIUM ON RESUSCITATION AND CARDIAC ARREST WASHINGTON STATE HAS A HIGHER THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE SURVIVAL RATE *********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire is nationally known for their PIT Crew CPR practices that yield above average cardiac arrest survival […]

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FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO 2ND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE

FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO 2ND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2019 Contact: Craig Warzon Captain/Public Information Officer Spokane Valley Fire Department 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Respond to 2nd Alarm Apartment Fire ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded around 7:15 this evening to an Apartment fire at 210 S Farr Road in the Spokane Valley. Valley Engine 1 was the […]

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FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM MEMBER OF THE YEAR

FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM MEMBER OF THE YEAR

For Immediate Release: October 28, 2019 Contact: Greg Rogers Fire Marshal Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4123 ********************************************** FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEER TRACI HARVEY WSAFM Member of the Year ********************************************** Division Chief and Fire Marshal for Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD), Greg Rogers, is happy to announce Traci Harvey, SVFD Fire Protection Engineer, as the Member of the […]

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FIREFIGHTERS INVESTIGATE SPILL OFF SULLIVAN ROAD

FIREFIGHTERS INVESTIGATE SPILL OFF SULLIVAN ROAD

For Immediate Release: October 25, 2019 Contact: George Hedebeck Captain, PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Investigate Spill off Sullivan Rd HazMat incident closes Union Pacific Rail Line ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded this afternoon to a report of a hazardous materials release from a railcar at Kemira Water Solutions, 2317 […]

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FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH EARLY MORNING ARGONNE FIRE

FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH EARLY MORNING ARGONNE FIRE

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2019 Contact: George Hedebeck Captain, PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Argonne Fire Traffic restrictions in place for southbound Argonne ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded at 4:18 AM to a report of a house fire in the 4300 block of N Argonne. Residents […]

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FIREFIGHTERS CONTAIN ACID SPILL AT STATELINE

FIREFIGHTERS CONTAIN ACID SPILL AT STATELINE

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2019 Contact: George Hedebeck Captain, PIO Spokane Valley Fire 509-319-6078 ********************************************** Firefighters Contain Acid Spill at Stateline HazMat incident closes Stateline WSP weigh station ********************************************** Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded this evening to a report of a hazardous materials release from a semi-trailer at the weigh station on […]

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS HOPEFUL TO RAISE MORE MONEY FOR NEW COATS FOR KIDS

SPOKANE VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS HOPEFUL TO RAISE MORE MONEY FOR NEW COATS FOR KIDS

For Immediate Release:  October 16, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 SPOKANE VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS HOPEFUL TO RAISE MORE MONEY FOR NEW COATS FOR KIDS FUNDRAISING GOAL IS A COAT FOR EVERY KID WHO NEEDS ONE **************************************************** Donations are being collected for this year’s Spokane Valley Firefighters Operation Warm! The goal […]

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**UPDATE ON TWO ALARM COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE

**UPDATE ON TWO ALARM COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2019 Contact: Julie Happy Community Affairs Manager Spokane Valley Fire 509.892.4155 *********************************************** UPDATE ON TWO ALARM COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE INVESTIGATION OF THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE STILL ONGOING *********************************************** Last night’s commercial structure fire is still under preliminary investigation.  Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) and Spokane Fire Department (SFD) firefighters […]

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