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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Listen To Your Heart

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Listen To Your Heart

By TVFR Staff Now is the time to learn about your risks for heart disease and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews respond to about 1,650 heart-related calls every year. That amounts to 10 percent of the total patients we treat annually. It is for this […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tips to carry you into and through 2015 safely

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tips to carry you into and through 2015 safely

By TVFR Staff With the New Year and resolutions on everyone’s minds, now is the time to think about some personal and home safety tips that you can help carry you and your family safely into and through 2015, as well as save you time and money by avoiding winter-related damage to your home or […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Can your ashes

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Can your ashes

By TVFR Staff It’s that time of year again! With the cold temperatures outside, a lot of people are using their fireplaces and woodstoves. And consequently, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and neighboring response agencies are responding to fires that are caused by improperly disposed hot coals or ashes from fireplaces and woodstoves. “Just like […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making the holidays merry for children in need

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making the holidays merry for children in need

By TVFR Staff Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are dedicated to responding to the fire and medical needs of their community at a moment’s notice. This holiday season, firefighters are asking community members to help them come through for less fortunate children. For more than 30 years, the KGW Great Toy Drive has provided […]

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Tips for a Safe & Happy Holiday Season: Cooking, Candles & Holiday Trees

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tips for a Safe & Happy Holiday Season: Cooking, Candles & Holiday Trees

By TVF&R Staff To avoid a holiday fire, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reminds you to use caution this season. Also, check your smoke alarms before the festivities begin. Cooking: Cooking fires are the leading cause of residential fires. Minimize your risk by following these tips: Don’t leave cooking unattended – turn off burners or […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: New Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Bethany Station 68 Opens

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: New Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Bethany Station 68 Opens

By TVFR Staff On September 16th, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews moved into and began operating out of the newly constructed Bethany Station 68 at 13545 NW Evergreen Street. As of that date, the former Station 68 located at 3260 NW 147th Place was closed. The new station was built to withstand a major […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Wear your bike helmet – every time!

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Wear your bike helmet – every time!

As area kids soak up the remainder of their summer vacation and prepare to head back to school, it’s a good time to make sure your young bike riders are remembering to wear their bike helmets every time they get on a bicycle. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue receives a higher number of emergency response […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Protect the skin you are in!

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Protect the skin you are in!

When you think of sun and the potential for skin cancer, you may think of places like Florida or California. But did you know that Oregon has higher rates of skin cancer than both of these states? It’s true. Oregon has the fourth highest death rate for melanoma in the nation, higher than both California […]

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News from Your Friends at TVF&R: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal, Keep it Safe!

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
News from Your Friends at TVF&R: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal, Keep it Safe!

What is an Illegal Firework? Oregon law bans fireworks that fly into the air, explode, or travel on the ground more than 6 feet – this includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers, and M80s. Fireworks purchased by mail order or in the state of Washington or at Native American reservations may be illegal in Oregon. […]

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News from Your Friends at TVF&R: With Prom and Graduation upon us, the SKID Program Teaches Safe Teen Driving

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
News from Your Friends at TVF&R: With Prom and Graduation upon us, the SKID Program Teaches Safe Teen Driving

With prom and graduation season upon us, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) has been presenting a serious message for local teen drivers on the dangers of drinking and driving. The program is called SKID – Stop Kids Impaired Driving. The program is a partnership between TVF&R, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Metro West Ambulance, […]

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