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  • Fire district settles with architect, engineer over station errors

    The Spokane Valley Fire Department commissioners voted Monday to accept a mediated settlement with the architect who designed the new Edgecliff Fire Station. Commissioners voted unanimously to accept $35,000 from …


  • Station 6 a crowd-pleaser

    Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Station 6 has been the place to be since it opened in mid-December. Visitors eager to see the new station at 6306 E. Sprague Ave. include …


  • Valley Fire considers creating history wall

    Staff discussed how to create a history wall in the Spokane Valley Fire Department’s new Administration Building at Monday’s fire commissioner meeting. The idea of the wall has been around …


  • Hanson takes over as Valley Fire board chairman

    The Spokane Valley Fire Department board of commissioners is under new leadership after the recent resignation of commission chairman Monte Nesbitt for health reasons. Vice chairman Kolby Hanson took over …


  • Construction issues slowing fire station completion

    Spokane Valley Fire Department Deputy Chief Larry Rider told fire commissioners during Monday’s meeting that things are not going as planned with the construction of Station 6, 6306 E. Sprague …


  • Station 6 completion set for November

    When Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Station 6 closed for demolition and rebuilding in March, the department hoped to be finished by early October, but a series of incidents have pushed …


  • Station closure lengthens response times

    The closure of Spokane Valley Fire Station 6 has increased response times in the west end of the city. The average response time for advanced life support calls increased by …


  • Spokane Fire to back up Valley Fire

    Spokane Fire Department engines are responding to 911 calls for fires or medical assistance on the west end of the Spokane Valley along with crews from the Spokane Valley Fire …


  • Valley Fire finds funds to fill Station 6 shortfall

    Spokane Valley Fire Department commissioners voted Monday to change the 2012 budget to account for a higher-than-expected cost to tear down and rebuild Station 6 on Sprague Avenue near the …


  • Valley Fire mulls construction bids for Station 6

    Spokane Valley Fire Department commissioners got a bit of sticker shock Monday when they opened bids for the construction of a new Station 6. The department has plans to tear …


  • Fire crews dig in for trench rescue training

    Every firefighter with the Spokane Valley Fire Department spent some time this week brushing up on the basics of rescuing people who have fallen into a hole in the ground. …


  • Cleanup delayed

    Spokane Valley Fire Department commissioners are ready to take a firm line with a contractor that has been using land the department owns for storage for nearly three years without …


  • Dishwasher blaze at station is firefighters’ biggest job

    It was a fire inside Spokane Valley Fire Station 6 that topped the week of Dec. 9-15 for firefighters with Spokane Valley Fire. The crew returned from a call just …


  • Crew finds work waiting at fire station

    Spokane Valley fire crews didn’t have far to go to put out a fire just after 11 p.m. Monday. It was in their own kitchen. Crew members from Station 6 …

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