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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Can Your Ashes

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Can Your Ashes

By TVF&R Staff With the cold temperatures outside, a lot of people are using their fireplaces and woodstoves. Each winter, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responds to fires that are caused by improperly disposed hot coals or ashes from fireplaces and woodstoves. To avoid such fires, we urge community members to “can your ashes” even […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Firefighters Put Cooking Skills to Work during Diabetes Awareness Month By TVF&R Staff Diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the U.S. – that’s 8% of the population. What’s even more concerning is that 35% of U.S. adults have prediabetes, which can lead to type 2 diabetes, and most don’t even know. During National Diabetes Awareness […]

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Winter Safety Tips from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Winter Safety Tips from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Signs of changing seasons have crept in bringing us hints of wind and precipitation that we can expect to continue over the next few months. As we make this seasonal transition, here are a few tips from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue to keep you warm and safe. For those with woodstoves and fireplaces, remember: […]

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News & Tips from TVF&R: Move to the Right for Sirens and Lights

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
News & Tips from TVF&R: Move to the Right for Sirens and Lights

If you or someone you love is in need of emergency assistance, you want help to get there right away. Did you know that there’s one thing you can do to help your TVF&R Station 61 firefighters get to an emergency as quickly as possible? It’s as simple as “Moving to the Right for Sirens […]

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Back to School: Safety Tips from TVF&R

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Back to School: Safety Tips from TVF&R

September 3rd marks the day that many of the Beaverton School District’s 39,000 students will begin the 2013-14 school year. There’s always a certain level of excitement on the first day of school for parents and students. And, it’s particularly important for community members with school-age children and without to help kids start the school […]

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Landscaping Decoration Can Mask a Creeping Fire

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Landscaping Decoration Can Mask a Creeping Fire

The recent heat wave is keeping your Cedar Mill-area firefighters busy and one of the biggest reasons may be sitting in your yard. Bark dust or mulch can add beauty and color to a landscape, keep weeds in check, control dust, and enrich the soil as it decomposes; however, it is also an organic material, […]

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TVF&R: Close the Door on Fire

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
TVF&R: Close the Door on Fire

Visualize for a moment your bedroom door. That door affords you privacy from the rest of your home. When locked, it can prevent someone from entering. It also blocks out noise. But aside from providing peace and quiet, your bedroom door serves a very important purpose. If a fire breaks out in your home while […]

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News from TVF&R

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from TVF&R

Oak Hills Fire Station Application Approved On May 15, a Washington County hearings officer approved Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s newest application to build a fire station at Evergreen Street and Thompson Road in Oak Hills. TVF&R originally submitted a land use application to the county, which was approved in August, 2011. Work to prepare […]

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News from TVF&R

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from TVF&R

Window Fall Safety Urged as Warmer Weather Arrives By TVF&R Staff Every year in Oregon, approximately 50 children fall from second and third story windows and many suffer severe injuries. Window screens are not strong enough to keep a child from falling out of a window. They are designed to keep bugs out, not kids […]

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News from TVF&R: Meet Our ‘Top Docs’

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from TVF&R: Meet Our ‘Top Docs’

By TVF&R Staff Top Docs Award For the past eight years Portland Monthly Magazine has featured a “Top Doc” List where health care professionals nominate up to three peers in any medical specialty. One basic question was posed in the survey: If you or a loved one needed medical care, which doctor would you call? […]

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