TVF&R is fortunate to serve a community that is supportive of innovation. Fire service professionals regularly inquire about TVF&R initiatives, and this resource has been developed to help share program information. Please contact
Planning Division Chief, if you have questions.
Air Monitoring Study
Completed in 2012, this study on chemicals found in the overhaul phase of structure fires used advanced portable air monitoring with chemical speciation. It was a joint effort between Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, and the Governor’s Fire Service Policy Council. The study and efforts received the Fire Safety Leadership Award from Senator Sarbanes.
Summary: Report and Findings
Apartment Manager Program
A series of deadly apartment fires prompted TVF&R to take a fresh look at why residents were disabling their smoke alarms and what prevention strategies make a difference. The result is a nationally recognized program that provides training and resources for apartment managers and tenants.
Summary: Apartment Manager Summary
Resources: Apartment Fire Safety
This description of TVF&R’s leadership values, goals
and objectives, and measurable strategies gets used! Developed through collaborative efforts that stretch across the organization, the plan guides budget priorities and provides benchmarks that TVF&R holds itself accountable through a written “report card” every year.
Summary: Strategic Plan Summary
This resource will grow over time, so check back if you didn’t find what you are looking for.