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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tips to Carry You Safely into 2017

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tips to Carry You Safely into 2017

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue With the New Year and resolutions on everyone’s minds, now is the time to think about some personal and home safety tips that can help carry you and your family safely into and through 2017, as well as save you time and money by avoiding winter-related damage to your […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is Recruiting Volunteers

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is Recruiting Volunteers

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is seeking a few good men and women who are willing to donate their time and serve their community as volunteers. This exciting opportunity gives members of the general public a chance to be part of their fire district’s mission to create safer communities. […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue October is Fire Prevention Month, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue wants to remind you to check your smoke alarms. It’s important to “hear the beep where you sleep” and make sure every bedroom has a working smoke alarm. The majority of people who die in a fire succumb […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Back to School Safety tips to start the 2016-17 school year off right

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Back to School Safety tips to start the 2016-17 school year off right

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue It’s that time again, when Beaverton students will head back to class. 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 year off […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Take Action Before Disaster Strikes to Prepare for Emergencies

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Take Action Before Disaster Strikes to Prepare for Emergencies

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Experts have long warned that it is only a matter of time before a major earthquake hits Oregon. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has taken steps to ensure all stations and operating centers have the equipment needed to respond in the event of a major disaster. The District has […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal. Keep it safe!

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal. Keep it safe!

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue 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 […]

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Beat the Heat This Summer: TVF&R Offers Safety Tips

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beat the Heat This Summer: TVF&R Offers Safety Tips

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue As warmer temperatures continue this summer, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighter paramedics remind individuals of all ages to limit their exposure to the sun and heat and take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. Unlike warmer parts of the country, many Oregon homes lack air conditioning and people aren’t […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

Mobile integrated health care enhances patient care and cuts down hospital readmission rates By TVFR Staff Mobile integrated health care continues to be a priority and focus for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Emergency Medical Services Division. The district has a contract with Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center for mobile health care visits, as a […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See Emergency Communications System Bond Levy on May Ballot, Measure 34-243 Would Replace and Upgrade Outdated System

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See Emergency Communications System Bond Levy on May Ballot, Measure 34-243 Would Replace and Upgrade Outdated System

By TVFR Staff Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue rely on information from an emergency communications system (911) to answer the community’s calls for help. Whether it’s a cardiac arrest, house fire, car crash or other emergency, vital details about the location and circumstances of a situation are relayed by dispatchers through a network, […]

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Injuries from Falling are Preventable: TVF&R offers safety tips to limit hazards, avoid falls

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Injuries from Falling are Preventable: TVF&R offers safety tips to limit hazards, avoid falls

By TVFR Staff As people grow older, the consequences of a fall grow more serious. Unintentional falls are the leading cause of injury deaths for adults ages 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries and account for more than 95 […]

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