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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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Tips from Your Friends at TVF&R: Welcome Spring Safely

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tips from Your Friends at TVF&R: Welcome Spring Safely

Spring has sprung and many of us find ourselves venturing out into the yard and cleaning up from winter. As you head outdoors and your body awakens from winter’s slumber, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) suggests doing some stretching exercises before you dive into your yard chores. This can help you feel better overall […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Voters will Consider Replacement Levy for Fire and Medical Services this May Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) provides firefighting, emergency medical, rescue, and fire prevention services for 454,000 citizens in nine cities and portions of Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah counties. On May 20, voters will decide whether to continue funding for TVF&R that would […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Happy Birthday PulsePoint!

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Happy Birthday PulsePoint!

Oregon’s first CPR smartphone app One year ago TVF&R was the first fire department in Oregon to implement PulsePoint – a free CPR smartphone app. The PulsePoint app enables subscribers who have indicated they are CPR trained to be alerted to a cardiac arrest event simultaneously with TVF&R’s Firefighter EMTs/Paramedics. The app alerts citizens within […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Station 68: construction progress update The new TVF&R Station 68 located at 13545 NW Evergreen Street is starting to take shape as construction progress is made on framing the walls, setting trusses, and roof work. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in work has started inside the new building. Some additional exterior work continues on site; however, […]

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