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Advice to Remember this 4th of July: From your friends at TVF&R

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Advice to Remember this 4th of July: From your friends at TVF&R

By TVFR Staff Oregon law bans fireworks that fly, explode, or travel on the ground more than six feet — this includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers, and M80s. To be legal, purchase all fireworks at a licensed Oregon fireworks stand. Fireworks purchased by mail order or in the state of Washington or at Native […]

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A Heart to Serve: Many at TVF&R answer the call at home and abroad with the military

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Heart to Serve: Many at TVF&R answer the call at home and abroad with the military

By TVFR Staff Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Firefighter Paramedic Will Coker felt compelled to enlist in the Oregon Army National Guard following the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. “I knew our nation was going to need people to help, and I wanted to help,” Coker recalled of his reasons for joining the military […]

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Beaverton High Seniors Partner with TVF&R: Teens train 1,100 peers lifesaving skill for their senior project

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton High Seniors Partner with TVF&R: Teens train 1,100 peers lifesaving skill for their senior project

By TVFR Staff Completing a CPR unit with the Beaverton School District’s Health Careers program was empowering for Marwa Al Khamees, whose family has a history of high blood pressure and heart disease. “I was immediately less worried knowing CPR because I knew I could take some action if something were to happen,” the Beaverton […]

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TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls: Stop at 4 Inches Campaign

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls: Stop at 4 Inches Campaign

By TVFR Staff As we welcome warmer spring and summer weather, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reminds parents, grandparents, babysitters, and all adults who care for children that window falls are preventable. Each year, window falls account for about eight deaths and more than 3,300 injuries to young children in the United States. In Oregon, […]

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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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