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Posted on: September 21, 2021

TVF&R Firefighters Move into New Fire Station in Charbonneau

Station 54 Move In

Station 54 serving the Charbonneau and Wilsonville area is now open. Firefighters have been busy unpacking and settling into the new station while responding to emergency calls for service. 

The 2,592-square-foot station houses a two-person crew o...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Beaverton

Tuckerwood House Fire

Just before 4 p.m. today, WCCCA 911 dispatchers received multiple calls about a house that was on fire on Tuckerwood Court in Beaverton. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were immediately dispatched to the scene. Based on initial descriptions...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

TVF&R Promotes First Female Captain

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Effective today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will make history with the promotion of its first female captain, Karen Bureker. 

Bureker began her career at TVF&R 19 years ago as a firefighter paramedic. In 2006, she promoted to apparatus ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Voters Will See Proposed TVF&R Bond Measure 34-308 on November Ballot

This November, voters will have the opportunity to vote on whether Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue can issue $122 million in proposed general obligation bonds for emergency services.

If the proposed bond measure were to pass, TVF&R would use proceeds...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Early Morning Fire Damages Duplex in Beaverton

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Just after 3:30 a.m. this morning, multiple callers to the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency 911 center reported a residential fire in the 15000 block of SW Jaylee Street in Beaverton. The incident was immediately upgraded to a first al...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

TVF&R Will Never Forget 9-11 and Those Who Lost Their Lives

Image for 9-11 Anniversary Showing American Flag Extended in the Air from a Truck Ladder

This September, our country will mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and related crash of a jetliner in Pennsylvania.

In remembrance of those tragic events, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will be participating i...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Fire Destroys Unoccupied Home in Beaverton

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Just after 2:40 pm today multiple callers to the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency 911 center reported a residential fire in the 16700 block of SW Spellman Drive in Beaverton. Firefighters from TVF&R’s Cooper Mountain stat...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Firefighters Rescue Two People from Early Morning Apartment Fire

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At 2:24 a.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a reported residential fire in the 300 block of Northwest Gina Way near the border of Hillsboro and Beaverton. The Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency received multiple calls reporting a...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Firefighters Fight First Alarm Fire in Tualatin

Firefighters responded to a residential fire that started just before 6:00 p.m. this evening in the 20000 block of SW 69th street in Tualatin. The homeowners reported hearing smoke alarms and seeing black smoke coming from the second story of their home. ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Firefighters Fight Unrelated Overnight Fires

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Firefighters fought two unrelated fires last night. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of either fire. The first fire started just after 11:30 p.m. in the 14000 block of NW Melody Lane in unincorporated Washington County. Callers to 911 reported ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Firefighters Battle Residential Fire in Beaverton

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Firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to a second-alarm fire in the 1700 block of SW Harvey Way in Beaverton just after 2:00 p.m. today. Callers to 911 reported seeing flames and smoke coming from a backyard between multipl...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

TVF&R Hosts Metro Fire Camp To Recruit Female Firefighters

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, in partnership with Portland Fire & Rescue, hosted one of two Portland Metro Fire Camps at their training center in Sherwood, Friday July 30 through Sunday, August 1. Thirty-five young women between the ages of 16 an...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

FEMA Grant-Funded Safety Gear Deployed to Firefighters

New Scott 3X Pro SCBA

On Monday, July 12, 235 new Scott 3X Pro self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and 700 air cylinders were deployed on all Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue frontline fire apparatus, thanks to a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant. 

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Firefighters Respond to Gas Leak Near Providence Newberg Medical Center

On Thursday at 5:56 p.m., firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a gas leak at a construction site adjacent to Providence Newberg Medical Center off Highway 99W and Providence Drive.

Highway 99W at Providence Drive was close...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Firework Bans and Community Restraint Pays Off

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Most people living in the Portland Metropolitan region experienced something unusual on July 4, 2021. Quiet. 

Unlike past years, people heeded the safety messages shared by cities, counties and fire agencies related to fireworks and fire safe beha...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Firefighters Extinguish Brush Fire on 229th Avenue and Rosedale Road

Water tender near burned field along 229th Avenue and Rosedale

At 6:11 p.m. Monday, firefighters were dispatched to a fast-moving fire in a dry grass field near Southwest 229th Avenue and Southwest Rosedale Road in Washington County.

First-arriving crews immediately worked to surround the fire that was quickly moving ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

TVF&R Urges People to Not Use Fireworks This Fourth of July

With record-breaking weather and drought conditions, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is urging people to not use fireworks this year. Though TVF&R does not have the legal authority to ban fireworks, some cities in the region have already banned fire...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

TVF&R Presents Summer Edition of 'Safety First' Online Newsletter

Safety First Home Page - June 2021

TVF&R's Fire & Life Safety Division presents its summer edition of the new "Safety First" online newsletter for residents, businesses, and families.

This edition provides helpful information on what you can do to prepare your family for a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Firefighters Battle Apartment Fire in Beaverton

170th Avenue Apartment Fire

Just after 2 p.m., multiple callers to 911 were reporting a fire at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of SW 170th Avenue in Beaverton. Based on the description provided to dispatchers and confirmation by a MetroWest Ambulance crew, who could see a bl...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Washington County Fire Agencies Enact High-Fire Burn Ban

Washington County Fire Agencies

Beginning Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., all fire agencies within Washington County will enact a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban, based on a recommendation by the Washington County Fire Defense Board. Washington County fire agencies include: Banks Fire Di...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Enacts High-Fire Danger Burn Ban

TVFR Service Area Map

Beginning June 18, 2021, at noon, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will enact a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban. All outdoor burning will be banned throughout TVF&R’s jurisdiction, including areas served in Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas, and Yamhill cou...

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Posted on: June 5, 2021

Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains

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Just before 5 a.m. on June 5, 2021, firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a lumber mill located near the corner of Main and Commercial streets in North Plains. Firefighters contained the fire to a small buildin...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Accidental Fire at Tigard Apartment Complex Caused by Unattended Propane Heater

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Firefighters responded to a second-alarm fire at the Sunflower Apartments located in the 11000 block of SW 135th Avenue  in Tigard just before 5:30 a.m. today. Multiple callers to 911 reported sounds of explosions and witnessed fire outside a cor...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

TVF&R Presents Third Edition of 'Safety First' Online Newsletter

TVF&R’s Fire and Life Safety Division presents its spring edition of the new “Safety First” online newsletter for residents, businesses, and families.

This edition provides helpful information on how you can enhance the safety of your home as we near w...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Firefighters Battle Barn Fire in Sherwood, Prevent Fire from Spreading to Adjacent Structures.

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Firefighters were called to a reported barn fire in the 22000 block of SW Lebeau Rd in Sherwood just after 2:40 pm today. Multiple callers to 911 reported a fully involved barn fire, with fire threatening nearby structures and spreading to an adjacent fie...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Plan Reviewers at TVF&R Help Keep Our Communities Safer

May is National Building Safety Month and this year’s theme is “Prevent, Prepare, Protect. Building Codes Save.”

Deputy fire marshals at TVF&R utilize the Oregon Fire Code during plan review of new buildings and development projects. 

Our deput...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

One Person Injured in Rural Scappoose House Fire

Rocky Point Drive House Fire May 5 2021

At 3 a.m. this morning, a caller to 911 in the area reported to dispatchers that they could see a house fully engulfed in flames off Rocky Point Road, just east of Skyline Boulevard in unincorporated Multnomah County. Based on the description from the cal...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Prepare Your Home and Family for Wildfire Season with ‘Ready, Set, GO!’

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Are you prepared for wildfire season? Join our online presentation of “Ready, Set, GO!” to learn about creating and maintaining defensible space around your home, forming emergency plans, and preparing emergency kits. Our Fire & Li...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Legal Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, a Rural Fire Protection District in Washington County, Clackamas County, Yamhill County, and Multnomah County, Oregon, is scheduled to discuss the budget for the fiscal year Ju...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Washington County Fire Defense Board Will Lift Temporary Burn Ban This Friday

Effective at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 23, the High-Fire Danger Burn Ban will be lifted in Washington County.

Residents planning to conduct backyard burning or businesses conducting commercial agricultural burning will still need to follow all applicable Dep...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Three Residents and Dog Displaced in Beaverton House Fire

167th Avenue House Fire

Just after 4 p.m. today, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a house fire off 167th Avenue in Beaverton. The crew staffed on the fire engine from Cooper Mountain Station 69 happened to come across the house fire while he...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Crews Extinguish Brush Fire and Structure Fire on Northwest Padgett Road

Firefighters work to extinguish brush fire near Padgett Road

At 7:12 p.m. Thursday, firefighters were dispatched to a report of a brush fire in the 32100 block of Northwest Padgett Road in Washington County, just north of Hillsboro. Firefighters from across the region responded and were notified by dispatch that a ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Washington County Fire Defense Board Enacts Temporary Burn Ban

Beginning today at noon, the Washington County Fire Defense Board has enacted a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban. The Washington County agencies include: Banks Fire District #13, Cornelius Fire & Rescue, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Gaston Rural Fire Dist...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

TVF&R Will Be Hiring Paramedics and Firefighters to Join its Ranks

Recruitment photo of a TVF&R firefighter standing near a rig inside Station 67

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is preparing to begin selection and hiring processes in the coming months for both entry-level paramedics and firefighters.

The fire service could be the ideal career choice for those interested in helping others, being pa...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Firefighters keep shed fire from engulfing home.

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Firefighters were able to keep a shed fire from engulfing a house around 2:30a.m. on March 4, 2021 in the 15000 block of SW Thurston Lane in Tigard. Neighbors were helpful by notifying 911 and alerting residents. Fortunately, the residents were able to sa...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Learn More About Vaccination Notification and Scheduling Tools

Vaccine Tools

Are you eligible for vaccination and wondering where to go? With many more Oregonians becoming eligible for vaccine there is currently more demand than supply. The State of Oregon now has two tools for you to get updates on when vaccine is available near ...
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Posted on: February 23, 2021

House Fire in Newberg Displaces Family of Seven and Dog

House fire on Pinehurst Drive in Newberg

Updated 2/24/2021 at 12:45 p.m.* = updates Shortly before noon today, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Dundee Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on Pinehurst Drive in Newberg. Based on descriptions received fro...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

TVF&R Offers Second Edition of SafetyFirst Online Newsletter

SafetyFirst Newsletter Home Page-February 2021

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is adjusting our efforts in how we provide life safety information to the communities we serve in light of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and need to prevent its spread.

While we look forward to the day ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Take Steps to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Two types of carbon monoxide alarms

Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, and colorless gas that can cause sudden illness and death. It is created when fuels such as gasoline, wood, charcoal, and petroleum products burn incompletely.

Carbon monoxide alarms alert you and your family when...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Learn What You Can Do to Help in a Cardiac Emergency

A person performs hands-only CPR on someone laying on the ground as firefighters walk toward them.

February is American Heart Month — a time to focus on your cardiovascular health and learn about your risks for heart disease.

During this month, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue invites you to join us in raising awareness of the signs and sympt...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

TVF&R Begins Vaccinations of Front Line Personnel

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On January 3, 2021, TVF&R started vaccinating their front line personnel. Vaccinations of several hundred firefighters and paramedics will continue throughout the week. In partnership with county health partners, TVF&R will move on to vaccinate pa...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

TVF&R Receives COVID-19 Vaccines

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has received an initial round of 1000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Oregon Health Authority. In preparation for the vaccine’s arrival, TVF&R’s vaccine branch of their COVID-19 task force ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Unrelated Overnight Fires in Beaverton Displace Families Before Christmas

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Just before 3a.m. on December 23, a resident of a home in the 5000 block of SW 167th Avenue in Beaverton reported that a shed adjacent their home was engulfed in flames that were quickly spreading. When firefighters arrived, fire had spread from a vent in...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

TVF&R Logistics Service Center Relocates to Tualatin

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This week, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Logistics Division moved into its new Logistics Service Center located at 9991 SW Avery St. in Tualatin. Supply warehouse, fleet maintenance, communications, facilities maintenance, and administrative support...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

TVF&R Presents 2020 Popular Annual Financial Report

2020 Popular Annual Financial Report Cover

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is pleased to present our Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)  that provides information about our financial position for the past fiscal year, ending June 30, 2020. Without the public’s investment, we would n...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

TVF&R Launches 'Safety First' Newsletter

Preview of Safety First Newsletter Home Page

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is adjusting our efforts in how we provide life safety information to the communities we serve in light of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and need to prevent its spread.

While we look forward to the day ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Accidental Fire Damages Home and Vintage Car Collection

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Just after 6p.m. on December 1, a passing motorist was flagged down by a man whose house was on fire. After 911 was called, firefighters arrived within a few minutes to find flames coming from the roof and garage of the home located in the 8000 block of S...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Fire Investigator Determines House Fire Near Newberg Originated in Chimney Chase

View NE Parrett Mountain Road House Fire Upon Incident Commander Arrival

A fire investigator determined that a house fire on Saturday in the 13000 block of Northeast Parrett Mountain Road near Newberg originated in the chimney chase. 

Fire quickly spread into the attic and upper floor. The homeowner tried dousing flame...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Accidental Fire Displaces Three from Home Near Lake Oswego

Firefighters Working at Scene of Woodcrest Lane Residential Fire

On Saturday, November 7, around 6 p.m., firefighters and law enforcement officers responded to a house fire in the 5100 block of Woodcrest Lane near Lake Oswego.
First-arriving firefighters were met by heavy fire, thick smoke, and a car on fire within th...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Governor Appoints Hallman as Interim Director of Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Assistant Chief Les Hallman speaks at a podium.

Gov. Kate Brown has appointed TVF&R Assistant Chief Les Hallman as interim director of the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST), effective November 2.

Hallman will serve in the interim role while the state seeks a permanent replac...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

High Fire Danger Burn Ban Lifted

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

House Fire in Aloha Displaces Family and Dogs

Kinnaman Road House Fire

Just before 6 a.m. this morning, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire located on Kinnaman Road between 198th and 185th avenues in Aloha. 

First incoming crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the exterior of the home behind the...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Chehalem Mountain-Bald Peak Wildfire Information

Firefighter working at Chehalem Mountain-Bald Peak Wildfire

UPDATE 9/30/2020 at 3 p.m.
Level 2 evacuation warnings have been lifted in the Chehalem Mountain-Bald Peak area. Firefighters are still patrolling and putting out hot spots. Crews have been cutting down unstable and smoldering trees that can endan...
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Posted on: September 14, 2020

TVF&R Offers Ways Community Can Support Others in Need

TVF&R has been overwhelmed with kind messages of support and people reaching out to see if they can help our firefighters. We are extremely grateful for the support we’ve received and are honored to serve such wonderful communities....

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Posted on: September 12, 2020

Firefighters Battle One-Alarm House Fire in Washington County

Todd Street House Fire

Just after 5 a.m. this morning, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire in the 14000 block of Todd Street in unincorporated Washington County. Due to multiple reports coming in for the same location, the fire was immediately upgraded to a first a...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Townhouse Fire in Tigard

Exterior damage to Buffalo Place townhouse units

Shortly after 1 p.m. today, multiple callers to 911 reported a townhouse that was on fire in the 11000 block of Buffalo Place in Tigard.

First-incoming crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the second-story deck of two, connected townhomes and imm...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Fire District Contends with Multiple Weather-related Fires

At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 7, severe winds began to impact TVF&R’s service area resulting in several downed trees and power lines starting brush and structure fires. At the busiest time, firefighters were working at the scenes ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Off-duty Firefighters Launch Virtual ‘Fill the Boot’ Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Beginning today and continuing through the month of September, off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are launching a virtual Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

In response to COVID-19 and a desire to prev...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Firefighters Keep House Fire from Spreading into Densely Wooded Area

Shadow Wood House Fire

There are many Northwest residents who live in areas considered a “wildland urban interface” where homes are nestled among fields, forests, and natural spaces. One of these homes located in the 1500 block of Shadow Wood Drive in the St...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Young Man Drowns Near Rogers Landing in Newberg

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Just after 6p.m. on July 20, callers to 911 reported that a friend who had been swimming in the middle of the Willamette River near Rogers Landing without a life vest had gone under the water and was no longer visible. TVF&R’s Water Rescue T...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Barn Destroyed by Fire in Western Washington County

Barn Fire on Burkhalter Road

Shortly after 3 p.m. today, multiple callers to 911 reported a barn fire at a rural property on Burkhalter Road in western Washington County. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue were quickly dispatched to th...

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Posted on: July 4, 2020

TVF&R Enacts Burn Ban and Cautions Community to Keep it Legal and Safe for the Holiday

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The burn ban prohibits all of the following:

              1. Backyard or open burning (branches, yard debris, etc.).

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Improper Disposal of Smoking Materials Causes Fire in Washington County

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Just before 3a.m. this morning, a person driving to work called 9-1-1 to report a house fire in the 300 block of NW 334th Avenue west of Hillsboro in unincorporated Washington County.

Firefighters from Hillsboro Fire & Rescue arrived first to find a tw...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Notice of TVF&R Budget Hearing

A public
meeting of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will be held on June 23, 2020, at3 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held virtually. The
meeting will be streamed live at http://www.youtube.com/c/TualatinValleyFireRescue.Th...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

TVF&R Fire Chief and Firefighters’ Union President Denounce Racism

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is honored to serve one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Oregon. Our hearts ache for the loss experienced by George Floyd’s family and the systemic injustice endured by so many people.

Fire Chief Der...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

TVF&R Firefighters and Paramedics Provide Emergency Care to Improve Patient Outcomes

COVID-19 Medical Response of Crew arriving on scene

This is National Emergency Medical Services Week (May 17-23), and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is honored to serve within a system of first responders who are ready to provide lifesaving medical care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Crews Extinguish Residential Fire in Aloha

Firefighter sprays water on residential fire

At 9:35 a.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a reported residential fire in the 3200 block of Southwest 175th Avenue in the Aloha area of Washington County. The Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency received multiple calls reporting ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Smoke Alarms Save Five People in Newberg House Fire

Whitney Drive Fire May 3

At approximately 11 p.m., Sunday, May 3, 911 dispatchers received a call regarding a garage and house on fire, located on South Whitney Drive in Newberg. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) and Dundee Fire Department were dispa...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Firefighters Rescue Stranded Kayaker on Tualatin River

Tualatin River Water Rescue

At 3 p.m. today, emergency responders were dispatched to a call involving a female kayaker who was trapped in a fish ladder on the Tualatin River, just south of Interstate 205. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s water rescue team deployed from ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

TVF&R Launches Virtual Fire Station Tour

Virtual Fire Station Tour with Lieutenant Hart

As a way to connect with our communities while in-person fire station tours are currently suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue launched a virtual fire station tour where people can learn about life in a firehouse from ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Apartment Fire Displaces Eight

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Just after midnight on April 17, firefighters responded to reports of apartments on fire in the 11000 block of SW Hall Boulevard near Tigard. When they arrived, there was heavy smoke and fire coming from two second-story apartments with fire extending to ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Crews Extinguish Brush Fire Along Scholls Ferry Road West of Beaverton

Firefighters work on scene of a brush fire in Washington County along Scholls Ferry Road

At 4:33 p.m. on Saturday, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke in the 17900 block of Southwest Scholls Ferry Road in Washington County, just west of Beaverton. Firefighters from Cooper Mountain Station 69 res...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

COVID-19 Symptom Checker Available for TVF&R Residents

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Health officials from Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas County agencies have launched a new online tool providing people a way to screen for possible Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms from home.

The COVID-19 Symptom Checker can be accessed at c19oregon.com...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Fire Districts Ask Residents to Stop Outdoor Burning

Clackamas Fire and TVF&R logos

Clackamas Fire District #1 and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue are asking the public to voluntarily stop outdoor burning to help protect vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In support of the statewide initiative by the Department of Env...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Firefighters and Paramedics Begin Wearing More Sustainable Personal Protective Equipment

Firefighter PPE Before and After

As part of the Fire District’s continued efforts to protect first responders and patients from exposure and spread of COVID-19, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will begin using more sustainable personal protective equipment (PPE) on the majori...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

TVF&R Firefighter Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

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A Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19. The firefighter started feeling ill while off duty and immediately began self-isolating at home for more than a week. The firefighter did everything right by not...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Seven Displaced from Fire Caused by Improper Disposal of Fireplace Ashes

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Just before 10a.m. on March 25, firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a mobile home on fire in the 5800 block of NE Jacobson Street in Washington County. When they arrived, there were two mobile homes and a ca...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Person Found Dead in Tigard Home Fire

Firefighters work to extinguish Tigard house fire

Just after noon today, callers to 911 reported that a two-story home was engulfed in flames in the 11000 block of Southwest 109th Avenue in Tigard. Firefighters arrived within four minutes and began to attack the fire from the outside. 

While some...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue established an internal COVID-19 task force and is working closely with local public health departments and state agencies to coordinate information. Based on CDC guidelines and input from our physician supervisor, we&...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

One Fatality Reported from House Fire in Durham

At 7:32 p.m. on March 20, 911 dispatchers were alerted to a residential fire on SW Chaucer Court in Durham. The caller was a resident of the home. He reported that he and another person had evacuated, but they were both injured. Other callers to 911 repor...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Celebrating LIFE: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite with Rescuers

2020 Cardiac Survivor Breakfast Honored Guests

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and some of our community partners had a unique opportunity to celebrate life with 28 sudden cardiac arrest survivors who beat the odds.

The District hosted the fifth biennial reunion breakfast Saturday, February 8, at the...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Fireplace Ashes Cause House Fire in Beaverton

Residential Fire at 169th Place in Beaverton

At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a fire in a residential neighborhood located at 169th Place in Beaverton. Initial calls to WCCCA 911 dispatch r...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

TVF&R, Tigard Police and Valley Catholic Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square Mall

Last year's Washington Square Mall Hands Only CPR Event

Valley Catholic students will join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) firefighters and Tigard Police in teaching hands-only CPR to Washington Square Mall guests and retailers on Saturday, February 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the area near Mac...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Family of Three Rescued From Apartment Fire in Newberg

Fire Response at River Street Apartment

Around 1:30 a.m. this morning, firefighters were dispatched to the report of a fire in an apartment unit in the 1000 block of S River Street in Newberg. Newberg-Dundee Police Department was also dispatched to the scene because a family of three claimed to...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Neighbors Pull Injured Man from House Fire in Beaverton

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At 9:21 p.m. on December 24, multiple callers reported to 911 dispatchers that they saw flames and heavy smoke coming from a two-story home on Frenwood Way in Beaverton.

While firefighters were en route, a man driving home saw the flames and notified neigh...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Fire Destroys Home on SW Ladd Hill Road Outside Sherwood

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Just after 5p.m. this evening, a person driving in the 30000 block of  SW Ladd Hill Road reported a house on fire with fire coming out of windows and through the roof. When firefighters first arrived, there were significant flames burning in the ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

TVF&R Unveils New Training Trailer

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Over the past five years, TVF&R’s team entrusted with training firefighters has been working on a mobile training trailer that can be taken to fire stations. 

Part of the trailer is designed to resemble a fire engine. Firefighters ar...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

TVF&R is Recruiting Volunteers

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is grateful for its dedicated cadre of volunteers, who aid us in our mission to create safer communities.

We are in the process of seeking more men and women who are willing to donate their time and serve their community a...

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

Residential Fire in Tualatin

Shortly after 3:00 pm today, fire crews from TVFR and Lake Oswego Fire responded to reports of smoke coming from a home near the 8000 block of Dakota Drive in Tualatin.  According to initial reports, neighbors noticed light colored smoke coming f...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Firefighters Quickly Control a Fire That Spread to Two Homes

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Today at 9:20 a.m., callers to 911 reported a shed fire located near the intersection of Southwest Nisqually Court and Yakima Court in Tualatin that was threatening nearby homes. The fire quickly spread to a nearby shed and then to two homes. Bystanders a...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Beaverton Fire Station 67 Celebrates 20 Years of Service

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SAVE THE DATE!

Event: Beaverton Fire Station 67 Open HouseDate: Saturday, October 19, 2019Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Location: 13810 SW Farmington Road, BeavertonParking: ADA parking is available at the station. Additional parking spots are a...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Firefighters Prevent Fire from Destroying Entire Wilsonville Apartment Building

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Around 10:30 a.m. on October 2, several callers to 911 reported a suspected fire and alarms sounding in the Bridge Creek Apartments complex located in the 29000 block of Southwest Rose Lane in Wilsonville. Firefighters from Station 52 arrived within seven...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Washington County Fire Departments Team Up and Win $2.9 Million Grant for Firefighting Equipment

Air Tank Evaluation Project

Washington County’s six fire departments were notified
last week that they received a grant valued at $2,999,000 to replace self-containedbreathing apparatus (SCBA). An SCBA allows a firefighter to work in toxic and
smoke-filled conditions present in ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy and Off-duty TVF&R Captain Respond to House Fire in Tigard

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At noon today, a Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy was driving along Durham Road in Tigard when he noticed smoke coming from a house located on 92nd Avenue. He immediately rerouted towards the direction of the smoke and radioed dispatchers at Wash...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Create A Fire Escape Map of Your Home and Practice Getting Out Safely

Home Fire Escape MAP

October is Fire Prevention Month, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages you to be an everyday hero by creating and practicing a home fire escape plan today.

This year, the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal campaign, “Not Every Hero W...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Beaverton Fourplex Destroyed by Fire

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First-arriving firefighters began to aggressively fight the fire from the ground and from aerial ladders. 

The fire occurred where many fourplexes and multi-family homes are closely located. In addition to the normal hazards present at a large fir...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Fire District Receives Distinguished Finance Award

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Chief Deric Weiss and Board Member Randy Lauer presented an award from the Government Finance Officers Association to Controller Claire Havener and CFO Tim Collier for their team's outstanding work to ensure transparency and accountability in the Fire Dis...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

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It’s that time again — when students head back to class. And for many students, this may be the school year where they will be trusted to be home alone after school.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages parents and caregivers to...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire

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Just after 4:30 p.m. on August 13, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames coming from a neighbor’s two-story home in the 40 block of SW 150th Avenue in Beaverton. While waiting for emergency responders to arrive at the scene, neighbors retrieved one d...

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Posted on: July 28, 2019

Firefighters Battle Pole Barn Fire in Ladd Hill Area

Pole Barn Fire in Ladd Hill Area

At 2 p.m. this afternoon, multiple calls to 911 came in regarding a fully engulfed barn that was also beginning to collapse at a farm on Wilsonville Road near Edminston Road. 

As firefighters from Kinsman Road Station 52 left their fire station to...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Brush Fire Sparked By Lawnmower in Rural Washington County

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Just before 2 p.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to reports of a brush fire on Unger Road, west of Hillsboro Highway.  

First incoming crews confirmed that they had a working ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Crews Extinguish Barn Fire in Helvetia Area

Barn Fire in Helvetia

At 2:43 a.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a reported barn fire in 9000 block of Northwest Dick Road in the Helvetia area of Washington County. A neighbor reportedly called 911 after seeing flames coming from a barn.

Firefighters from Tualatin Val...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Fire Chief Deric Weiss Takes Helm of TVF&R

Chief Deric Weiss Speaks at Transfer of Command Ceremony

Since the formation of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in 1989, there have only been three fire chiefs. On July 1, Chief Deric Weiss became the fourth.

In a traditional “Transfer of Command Ceremony,” the responsibilities of providing...

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Posted on: June 30, 2019

Retired Fire Chief Al Blodgett Passes Away After a Half a Century of Service with Newberg Fire

Retired Newberg Fire Chief Al Blodgett

Yesterday evening, June 29, 2019, retired Fire Chief Al Blodgett passed away. Chief Blodgett was a true “lifer,” serving more than half of his life with the Newberg Fire Department.

Since the moment he arrived in 1946, Newberg was always home to Chief Blod...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Fire Caused by Unattended Barbecue Displaces a Beaverton Family

Beaverton House Fire Displaces Family

TVF&R fire investigators determined that an unattended propane barbecue was the cause of an accidental fire that took place on June 18 around 8 p.m. in the 8000 block of Southwest 190th Avenue in Beaverton. A family had been barbecuing in their garage...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Veterans, Pets, and Fourth of July Fireworks

Fire Marshal Steve Forster with a golden retriever shares message that fireworks scare pets

As we prepare to commemorate our country’s independence on July 4, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue urges residents to have a heightened awareness of how fireworks impact veterans and pets. 

Fireworks produce sounds similar to gunshots, which can...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Crews Extinguish Brush Fire on 115th Avenue in Tualatin

Tualatin Brush Fire

At 1:07 p.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a reported brush fire in the 21400 block of Southwest 115th Avenue in Washington County between Tualatin and Sherwood. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue arrived within seven minutes fro...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Firefighters Extinguish Two-alarm Commercial Fire in Tualatin

Tualatin Commercial Fire

Shortly before 1 a.m., Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to the report of a commercial fire in the 7000 block of Southwest Nyberg Street.

A person in the same business complex saw smoke inside the unoccupied business and called...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

TVF&R Voters Approve Local Option Levy Renewal and Select Board Representatives

This evening, TVF&R voters approved Measure 34-286 which allows the Fire District to continue levying 45 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation for another five years. The current levy expires in June 2020. For a residential property assessed at $300,...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Multiple Fire Departments Battle Two-Alarm House Fire in Newberg

Sunny Acres Lane Fire

Just before 4 p.m. today, an off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue firefighter noticed smoke coming from a home on NE Sunny Acres Lane in Newberg as he was driving in the area. He stopped and confirmed that the house was on fire and called 911. With th...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Firefighters Respond to Second-Story Window Fall Involving 4-year-old Boy in Bethany

Stop At 4 Inches

Just before 5 p.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a neighborhood in the Bethany area on a report of a 4-year-old boy that had fallen from the second-story window of a duplex.  Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes to find the boy h...

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Posted on: March 31, 2019

Three-alarm Fire Destroys Apartment Complex Under Construction and Significantly Damages Nearby Home

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Residents in the Villebois community of Wilsonville awoke to a startling site in the early-morning hours of March 31, 2019. Just after 1a.m., multiple callers to 9-1-1 reported that a three-story apartment complex under construction in the 11000 block of ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Person Found Dead in Home after Early Morning House Fire

Just before 6:00a.m. this morning, neighbors reported smoke and flames coming from a single-family home located in the 17300 block of NW Meadow Grass Drive in unincorporated Washington County in Bethany. When neighbors tried to alert the occupant, they we...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

TVF&R Invites You to Explore a Career in the Fire Service

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue personnel will be participating in several recruitment events in the months ahead, offering unique experiences that give people an inside look at what it’s like to be a firefighter.

TVF&R will have an exhibit booth and...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

TVF&R, Tigard Police and Valley Catholic Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square Mall

Washington Square Hands-Only CPR Event

Valley Catholic students will join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and Tigard Police in teaching hands-only CPR to Washington Square Mall guests and retailers on Saturday, February 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the area below the food court. This...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

A Historic Journey — 1927 Fire Engine Takes the Long Road Home

1927 American LaFrance Engine

For longtime TVF&R auxiliary volunteer Ken Lauderback, restoring antique fire engines has been a labor of love for five decades.

For the past 30 years, the skilled mechanic had the honor of keeping a 1927 American LaFrance in good, running condition wi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Crews Battle House Fire on Cornelius Pass Road in Multnomah County

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At 2:30 p.m. today, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire in the 14000 block of Northwest Cornelius Pass Road, north of Skyline Boulevard in Multnomah County. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Board Selects Next Fire Chief

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Chief Weiss was among several internal candidates who spent the past two months participating in assessment activities, listening sessions and interviews with elected officials, union representatives, executive staff and community leaders.

President Clark ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Delegation of Union Firefighters and District Leaders Will Attend Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Retired FF Ron B.

Each September, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) honors those who have died in the line of duty during the previous year. This year, Retired Tualatin Valley Firefighter Ron Bielenberg will have his name added to the memorial wall. Biel...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Firefighters Rescue Three People From Early Morning Fire in Cedar Mill Home

Cedar Mill House Fire Scene Just before 1 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to a residential fire in the 12800 block of Northwest Lovejoy Court in the Cedar Mill community in unincorporated Washington County.  ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 23, 2018

TVF&R Board Advises Staff to Proceed with Levy Renewal Proposal

At Tuesday night’s meeting, the TVF&R Board of Directors agreed with staff’s recommendation to proceed with a local option levy renewal proposal in May 2019. The existing local option levy approved by voters in 2014 expires in Ju...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 22, 2018

National Homeland Security Association Honors Firefighter with Scholarship

Dacia Award.jpg The National Homeland Security Association Board of Directors recently honored TVF&R Firefighter/Paramedic Dacia Grayber with a National Homeland Security Conference Scholarship. Following a competitive process, Grayber was selected to pres...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Fast-Moving Brush Fire Contained on Cooper Mountain

Horse Tale Drive Fire 1.jpg Video of Horse Tale Drive fire Earlier this afternoon, multiple calls to 911 reported heavy, dark smoke coming from a location off Horse Tale Drive, between 175th Avenue and Tile Flat Road in the South Cooper Mountain area. Tualatin Valley Fire & R...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Portland Metro Fire Camp a Huge Success!

This weekend, we were honored to host the Metro Fire Camp. Young women learned what it takes to be in the fire service. Professional female firefighters taught them about emergency medical care, search and rescue techniques and fire suppression tactics. T...Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

It’s that time again — when students head back to class. And for many students, this may be the school year where they will be trusted to be home alone after school. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages parents and caregivers ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 7, 2018

House Fire in Bethany Displaces Family and Cat

IMG_2389.JPG Shortly after 9 a.m., multiple calls to 911 reported a house on fire in the 17000 block of NW Sylvania Lane in Bethany. Neighbors quickly helped evacuate the affected home and neighboring homes. As responding firefighters left Somerset West Station 64 i...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 28, 2018

Three-Alarm Fire in West Linn Neighborhood Displaces Six People and One Dog

West Linn Fire on Dollar Street

INVESTIGATION UPDATE 7/30/2018: The TVF&R fire investigator has concluded their investigation and determined that the fire was caused by a child misusing fire. The child will undergo a youth intervention program as a result. No additional information ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2018

Roof Vent Fire at Washington Square Causes Mall Evacuation

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Just before 4 p.m. today, multiple calls to 911 reported flames and black smoke coming from the roof of the food court at Washington Square Mall in Tigard. To ensure the safety of the patrons and employees, quick action by mall management and security pro...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Accidental Brush Fire Caused by Tool Use

Just after noon, firefighters responded to a brush fire on SW Dahlke Lane near SW Tualatin Sherwood Road and SW Oregon Street in Sherwood. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze before it reached a stand of trees. A man working in the are...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Early Morning Fire Caused by Improper Disposal of Cigarettes

Just after 6a.m. this morning, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames at a condominium in the 14000 block of SW 76th Avenue in Tigard. When they arrived, firefighters confirmed an active fire in a single-story building containing two condominium unit...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 21, 2018

Brush Fire Burns Three Acres Outside Sherwood

A man called 9-1-1 just before 10p.m. on July 20 to report the fire that started after a tree limb fell onto a power line and sparks ignited grass below. Once firefighters located the fire, a second alarm was called to get enough crews to surround the fir...
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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Fire Heavily Damages Detached Garage of a Cedar Mill Home

NW 107th Garage Fire Work Today at 6:17 p.m., multiple callers reported seeing smoke and flames coming from a single-family residence in the 1200 block of Northwest 107th Avenue in the Cedar Mill community.   Multiple units were responding when dispatch upgraded the inci...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 4, 2018

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue to Ban Outdoor Burning Starting July 5

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will ban all outdoor open burning throughout our jurisdiction, including all cities and unincorporated areas served by TVF&R in Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Yamhill Counties, effective Thursday, July ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 30, 2018

Fire Officials Encourage People to Attend Professional Fireworks Display for Holiday

4th of July Sparklers

One of the most common summer fires that Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responds to involves "spent" fireworks placed in a bucket or grocery sack that rekindle and spread to fences, decks, and even homes. In 2017, TVF&R responded to 27 fi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Elevator Shaft at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

At 10:26 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center on Barnes Road on a report of smoke coming from an upper floor near an elevator shaft.  Upon arrival, firefighters were quickl...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Firefighters Respond to Second-Story Window Fall Involving 3-year-old Boy

FINALNoMoreThan4.png Shortly after 4 p.m. today, firefighters responded to the 100 block of NW 209th Avenue on a report of a 3-year-old boy that had fallen from the second-story window of a single-family residence.  Firefighters from Hillsboro Fire and Rescue arrive...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Firefighters Extinguish One-Alarm Fire At Raleigh Hills Restaurant

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Just before 3:30 a.m. this morning, the 911 dispatch center received a call from a passerby that noticed smoke and flames on the exterior of the McMenamins Raleigh Hills Pub on Scholls Ferry Road. Based on the description provided by the caller, the on-du...Read on...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Firefighters Respond to Gas Meter Fire in Aloha

At 9 p.m. Wednesday evening, multiple callers to 911 were reporting flames coming from the side of a residential multi-unit complex at the corner of 198th Avenue and Alexander Street in Aloha. Bystanders quickly evacuated the tenants living in the unit ad...Read on...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Firefighters Battle Challenging Brush Fire in Washington County

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Shortly before 11 a.m. today, our WCCCA 911 dispatch center received a call regarding burn piles that were spreading out of control, making their way up a ravine and threatening a nearby home on Holly Hill Road in unincorporated Washington County.&nbs...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Off-duty Firefighters ‘Fill the Boot’ for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Firefighter Holding Fill the Boot Sign Off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters will take to the streets in the next couple weeks to once again Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Tualatin Valley Firefighters Union Local 1660 members will ask passing mo...Read on... Donate Here TVF&R
Posted on: May 9, 2018

TVF&R Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Two-Alarm Fire in Tualatin

At 3:44 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a possible fire located off Southwest Tualatin Road. Upon arrival, a battalion chief reported fire coming from the first and second floors of a large commercial building...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Young Women Have Chance to Explore a Career as a Firefighter

Applications are being accepted for the 10th annual Portland Metro Fire Camp for women ages 16 to 20. This free fire camp will be offered twice this summer on two weekends.   Participants will learn what it takes to be a firefighter while comple...Read on... Additional Information and Link to Apply TVF&R
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Eleven People Displaced Due to Fire in Beaverton Apartment Complex

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First-arriving firefighters observed flames shooting through the roof. Some firefighters began to fight the fire from outside the building while others searched the units closest to the fire to ensure that all of the people and pets were safely evacuated....Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Firefighters Extinguish House Fire in Bethany

IMG_1995.JPG INVESTIGATION UPDATE:  A TVF&R investigator determined the cause of today’s fire to be accidental, due to improper disposal of oil-soaked rags.  TVF&R wants to remind residents about the importance of properly disposi...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: March 23, 2018

TVF&R Helps Surround Several Families With 'Pile of Puppies'

Firefighters with kids and Pile of Pups Progress Station 53 had the honor to host Pile of Puppies, a local nonprofit that creates joyful experiences for chronically and terminally ill children and their families. As part of Friday’s special event, 10 miniature bull terrier puppies f...Read on... View KGW’s video that highlighted the joyful visit TVF&R
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Food Cart Explosion in Beaverton Injures One

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Just after 10:45 a.m. this morning, callers to 9-1-1 reported an explosion in the outdoor food court located in the 4200 block of SW Rose Biggi Avenue in Beaverton. A nearby Beaverton Police Officer heard the explosion and was first to arrive at the scene...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

TVF&R Voters Approve Measures 34-280 and 34-281

Voters residing in Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s service area have resoundingly approved Measures 34-280 and 34-281 allowing TVF&R to permanently annex the city of Newberg and the surrounding territory currently in Newberg Rural Fire...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: March 4, 2018

TVF&R Training Center Hosts Prominent Conference

FFs_9.JPG This past week, firefighters from across the nation traveled to the Portland area to hone their skills. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue had the privilege of hosting two days of a conference that focused on the most efficient ways to fight fires and im...Read on... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Voters Will See TVF&R Annexation Measures 34-280 and 34-281 on March Ballot

Voters residing in Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s service area will be asked in the March 13, 2018, election to consider whether to allow annexation of the city of Newberg and Newberg Rural Fire Protection District territories into TVF&...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

You Can Be a Vital Link in the Chain of Survival for Cardiac Patients

As part of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s commitment to create safer communities, our team continues to work with community partners to strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac patients. TVF&R remains dedicated in its efforts to w...Read on... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: January 29, 2018

TVF&R and Local Partners Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square Mall for Heart Month

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Join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters, Tigard Police, Valley Catholic Middle School students and Legacy Health to learn hands-only CPR at Washington Square Mall on Saturday, February 3, from noon to 3 p.m. in the event space below the food c...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Three-Alarm Fire Damages Nike Storage Building

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Just after 3:30p.m., a caller from Nike reported flames and heavy black smoke coming from a large concrete building located at 15075 SW Koll Park in Beaverton. Firefighters from Station 67 arrived in less than seven minutes from being dispatched to the sc...Read on...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

ISO Rerate May Save Fire District Patrons Money on Insurance Premiums

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) helps establish industry standards used by most insurance companies to determine fire premiums. Though all insurance companies who utilize ISO are required to recognize the improved ratings by February 1, 2018, some may...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Daughter and Elder Mother Displaced from Fire at Murrayhill Woods Condominium

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Just after 10a.m. on January 3, 2018, TVF&R firefighters responded to reports of a condominium fire in the 9500 block of SW 146th Terrace in Beaverton. First-arriving crews from Station 67 quickly knocked down the fire and contained it to one...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

TVF&R Offers Tips to Carry You Safely into 2018

With the New Year and resolutions on everyone’s mind, now is the time to think about some personal and home safety steps that can help carry you and your family safely into and through 2018, as well as save you time and money by avoiding winter-...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Firefighters Contend With Fourth Fire Since August at New Housing Development in North Bethany

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At 12:39 a.m. today, a Washington County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy spotted a fire in a home under construction at 7864 NW 169th Ave. in unincorporated Washington County (also known as North Bethany). He also reported smoke coming from the h...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Keep the Holidays Merry

flameless_candle_4_thumb.jpg We want you to enjoy a happy holiday season and avoid a devastating fire by using caution with your decorations and preparations for holiday gatherings. To help you along the way, we have a few safety tips. A dry holiday tree is extremely flammable, so ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: November 11, 2017

Two Dogs Perish in Early Morning Sherwood House Fire

Just before 6a.m. this morning, callers to 9-1-1 reported heavy flames and dark smoke coming from their neighbor’s two-story home located in the 22400 block of SW Meissinger Place. When firefighters from Sherwood Fire Station 33 arrived, the ga...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: October 25, 2017

TVF&R Hosts Two Open Houses at Somerset West and Cooper Mountain Fire Stations

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The community is invited to attend open house celebrations at two of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s recently remodeled fire stations.

Somerset West Station 64 Open House

Location: 3355 NW 185th Avenue in Rock Creek

Date: Saturday, November 4

Time: 11 a....

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Posted on: October 21, 2017

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish House Fire In Beaverton

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At 3:45 p.m. today, an alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming from the roof of an adjacent home on Wheaton Lane in Beaverton. Based on the caller's description of the smoke that continued to worsen, 911 dispatchers immediately upgraded the call ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

TVF&R Firefighters Support Military Families and USO with Special Campaign

Firefighter Mark Ross_thumb.jpg This Veterans Day, you might see Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and personnel around town wearing customized camouflage shirts. Our hope is that they will help raise awareness and support for the work of the United Services Organization,...Learn more... TVF&R
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Neighbors Join TVF&R and Community Partners for 'Prepare Out Loud' Event

Prepare Out Loud Tigard - KGW_thumb.jpg An estimated 400 people joined Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and other community partners Tuesday night for the "Prepare Out Loud" event at Tigard High School. As part of the KGW "Keeping You Safe" campa...Read on... Additional Info and RSVP for Portland Events... TVF&R
Posted on: September 26, 2017

TVF&R Hosts an Open House at Station 72 in Skyline

Station72_thumb.jpg The community is invited to attend an open house celebration at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Station 72 at 11646 NW Skyline Blvd. The free, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Neighbors can ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: September 22, 2017

TVF&R Reminds You that Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

smoke alarm_thumb.jpg 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 peop...Read on... Create an escape plan with this tool. TVF&R
Posted on: September 6, 2017

TVF&R Firefighters and Command Staff Support Wildfire Efforts

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Many TVF&R firefighters and several command staff have spent weeks deployed to support local communities, the Oregon State Fire Marshal, Oregon Department of Forestry and the US Forest Service as fires continue to rage in the state. Most rece...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Firefighters Extinguish Two-Alarm Auto Shop Fire in Tigard

At 10:49 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a commercial fire at an auto repair shop located on Tiedeman Avenue near Greenburg Road. As firefighters were on their way to the scene, they could see a large column...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 27, 2017

Two Alarm Fire Impacts North Bethany Development: Second Fire in Two Weeks

North Bethany Fire Aerial View.jpg Just before 5a.m. on August 27, 2017, a contractor on his way to work spotted a fire in a new development in North Bethany near NW 169 and NW Madrone. A Washington County Sherriff’s deputy was first to arrive. His photos show a fully engulfed ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

It’s that time again — when local students will head back to class. And for many students, this may be the school year where they will be trusted to be home alone after school. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages parents and ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Firefighters Battle Fire Involving Three Homes During Extreme Heat in Aloha

At about 12:50 p.m. today, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a report of a tree and fence on fire in the 1500 block of Southwest 201st Avenue in Aloha. As fire crews were responding to the scene, they noted a large col...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Washington County Law Enforcement Agencies Deploy Medication on Patrol to Combat Drug Overdoses

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Beaverton Police Department, and Forest Grove Police Department announced on August 1 that they are deploying medication in patrol vehicles to save the lives of those having an opioid drug overdose. Law e...Read on... News Coverage TVF&R
Posted on: July 28, 2017

PulsePoint Honors TVF&R with 2017 EMS System of the Year Award of Excellence

PulseDuyckiphone_thumb.jpg Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue was honored to receive PulsePoint's 2017 Emergency Medical Services System of the Year Award of Excellence for its ongoing training efforts, standards and practices, and community education initiatives. Chief Ri...Read on... Learn more TVF&R
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Firefighters Battle One-Alarm House Fire in West Linn

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At 4:15 a.m. today, multiple calls to 911 reported flames and smoke coming from the eaves of a house on Lexington Terrace in West Linn. With the help of neighbors and officers from West Linn Police Department, who were immediately dispatched to the scene,...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Firefighters Host Open Houses at North Plains and Midway Stations

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Please join us at the following open houses to meet your firefighters, tour their stations, spray water from a fire hose, learn fire safety tips, and take a quick lesson in hands-only CPR!

Saturday, August 5 - Midway Station noon to 3 p.m. 15200 SW Midw...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 18, 2017

TVF&R HazMat Team Responds to Chemical Spill at Peterkort Towne Square

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Shortly after 4 p.m. today, 911 dispatchers received a call regarding several hundred gallons of an unknown chemical that had spilled into a storm drain at Peterkort Towne Square, located at the corner of Barnes Road and Cedar Hills Boulevard. TVF&R f...Read on...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Enjoy the Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming offers many health and fitness benefits. It works your entire body, enhances your cardiovascular conditioning, builds muscle strength and endurance, and improves your posture and flexibility. It’s also a low-impact exercise that protec...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 15, 2017

Four Person Staffing Key Factor in Confinement of Two-Alarm House Fire

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At 7:30 p.m. this evening, multiple callers to 911 reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the area of NW Highland Court and NW 313th Avenue in North Plains. Callers originally reported a shed, fence and two homes on fire. Upon arrival, crews found on...Read on...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Two Alarm House Fire in Beaverton Displaces Two Adults and Two Dogs

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At 5 p.m. this afternoon, several calls came in to WCCCA 911 reporting an outbuilding on fire in a residential neighborhood on Milburn Street. Nearby firefighters also noticed a column of smoke coming from the general vicinity just as the fire was being d...Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Crews Demobilize from Chehalem Brush Fire: Fire Investigator Issues Probable Cause

UPDATE ON 6/25/17 at 9 p.m. After 29 hours since the fire on Chehalem Mountain was first reported, fire crews are preparing to demobilize. Though fire has not been actively burning since late last night, incident commanders wanted to ensure that coals fro...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Duplex Fire Displaces Beaverton Family

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Firefighters from Station 67 and 66 were able to quickly extinguish the bulk of the fire and conduct a search of the building to ensure that all occupants were out. Their aggressive firefighting kept most of the flames from spreading to the adjacent unit,...Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Firefighters from TVF&R and ODF Continue to Monitor Site of Chehalem Brush Fire

It is estimated that up to four acres burned, but firefighters were able to protect structures and keep it from becoming a wildfire. Due to high outside temperatures, crews are being rotated frequently to prevent overexertion and heat-related illness. R...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Voters in the City of Newberg and Rural Area will Decide Whether to Permanently Join TVF&R

This November, voters in the city of Newberg and in the Newberg Rural Fire Protection District will have the opportunity to decide whether to join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s service area permanently. Elected leaders for both the city a...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: June 14, 2017

TVF&R Firefighters Honor Two Students For Their Swift Actions

Bolton heroes_thumb.jpg Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Captain Lance Bicket and firefighters from Station 58 recognized two students at Bolton Primary School in West Linn on Wednesday morning.   The crew surprised second-grader Kaiden Christman and fifth-grader Hold...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Two-alarm Apartment Fire Displaces 23 Residents in Cedar Mill

TimberCreekApartmentFire_05-31-2017_thumb.jpg Just after 10:15 a.m. today, several callers to 911 reported fire coming from a second-floor deck at the Commons at Timber Creek Apartments in the 12000 block of Northwest Barnes Road in Cedar Mill. Within six minutes, firefighters from Station 61 arriv...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Firefighters Respond to Tigard High School Medical Issue

THS Incident 1_thumb.jpg Shortly before 11 a.m. today, firefighter medics were dispatched to Tigard High School on reports that two students fainted and a third student felt lightheaded. As the three students were attending the same ceramics class and the symptoms occurred at r...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Firefighters Prevent Abandoned Structure Fire from Spreading

Nora_Rd_thumb.jpg At 3:10 p.m. on Monday, multiple callers reported smoke coming from a wooded area in the 16000 block of Nora Road in Beaverton. While en route, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters saw a column of black smoke and upgraded the fire to ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Fire Destroys Mobile Home in Newberg

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Just before 7a.m. this morning, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames coming from a mobile home in the 1000 block of SW Wilsonville Road in Newberg. Newberg police officers were first on scene and confirmed that fire was actively burning and no one w...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2017

Firefighters’ Tires Slashed While on Shift at Station 60

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Yesterday morning, firefighters working at Station 60 located at 8585 NW Johnson Street in unincorporated Washington County discovered a disappointing site as they prepared to leave the station after working a 24-hour shift. Several tires on four of their...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

TVF&R Offers Safety Tips to Prevent Window Falls

As we welcome spring and warmer summer weather, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reminds parents, grandparents, and babysitters that window falls are preventable. Each year, window falls account for about eight deaths and more than 3,300 injuries to you...Read on... TVF&R

Posted on: April 6, 2017

TVF&R’s Hazardous Materials Team Responds to Beaverton Apartment Complex

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Hazardous Materials Response Team remains on scene at the Andover Apartment complex in the 15200 block of Southwest Teal Boulevard working with local law enforcement after a light vapor was reported coming fro...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Firefighters Battle Aloha House Fire

Just before 8 p.m. this evening, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a residential house fire, located off Almond Street in Aloha. Firefighters from Station 62 in Aloha were returning to their station after completing a med...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Rapid Response Limits Fire Damage in Newberg Home

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Shortly after 5 p.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a residential house fire, located off Marquerite Way in Newberg. The resident of the home had called 911 to report the smell of smoke after the power had unexpec...Read on...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Tigard American Legion Honors Battalion Chief Kelly Bach with Firefighter of the Year Award

On the evening of Feb. 28, Tigard American Legion Post 158 presented its Firefighter of the Year Award to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Kelly Bach. The annual award honors a firefighter who goes above and beyond what is expected and s...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: March 11, 2017

Auto Repair Shop In Tigard Total Loss After Morning Fire

At 8:36 a.m. this morning, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a commercial building fire, located off Tigard Street. On their way to the location, first-arriving crews could see billowing black smoke at a distance, which con...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Crews Extinguish Three-alarm, Gas-fueled Fire at Manufacturing Facility in Beaverton

Shortly after 4 p.m. today, TVF&R firefighters were dispatched to a gas-fueled fire that broke out at Tosoh Quartz in Beaverton. The caller to 911 reported to dispatchers that gas was filling up the building and a fire had started on the second floor ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Firefighters Respond to Possible Exposure at Tualatin Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing Facility

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Just before 4 a.m. this morning, TVF&R’s Hazardous Materials Team, along with firefighters and medical units at nearby stations were dispatched to a possible chemical exposure at Lam Research in Tualatin. Several employees had noticed they s...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Verified Responder Program Unveiled to Media and Community on Valentine's Day

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Each year, approximately 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside a hospital setting in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 90 percent of these events prove fatal, and the chance of survival decreases by 1...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Family of Three Displaced by Fire in Beaverton Mobile Home Park

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Just after 4:30p.m. this afternoon, firefighters arrived at a working fire in the 3700 block of SW 117th Avenue in Beaverton. Two teens had already evacuated the home prior to firefighters' arrival. Firefighters rescued the family's two cats and were able...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

TVF&R, Tigard Police and Valley Catholic School Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square Mall

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Valley Catholic Middle School students will join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) firefighters and Tigard Police in teaching hands-only CPR to Washington Square Mall guests and retailers on Saturday, February 4, from noon to 3 p.m. in the eve...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Crews Respond to Equipment Fire at Archer Vineyard Near Newberg

Just after 10:30 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews responded to a report of a commercial fire in the 30000 block of Northeast Parrett Mountain Road at the Archer Vineyard near Newberg. Upon arrival, firefighters found a small equipment ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: January 13, 2017

End of an Era: Last of Original Tualatin Rural Fire Protection District Firefighters Retire

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A chapter in Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s history is coming to a close with the retirement of the last Tualatin Rural Fire Protection District firefighters. Battalion Chief Jeff Cooper, Capt. Virgil Hall and Lt. Daniel O’Grady ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Firefighters Battle Residential Fire in Icy Conditions

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday, firefighters were dispatched to reports of a residential fire on Northeast Williamson Road in Newberg. Firefighters from both Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Dundee Fire Department arrived to find the house fully ...Read on... Video Link TVF&R
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Firefighters Rescue Hypothermic Clydesdale from Mud Pit

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Just after 11 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to a report of a Clydesdale stuck in a large mud pit at a residence on McInnis Lane in Aloha. Upon their arrival, crews found the 1,800 pound Clydesdale, named Windso...Read on...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Firefighters Battle Fully-Involved Residential Fire in Sherwood

Mansfield 1 - Small.jpg At 10:23 p.m., Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a fully-involved residential fire in the 23000 block of Mansfield Street in Sherwood.  Upon arrival, firefighters found the house engulfed in flames. They imme...Read on... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Family of Four Displaced by Cooking Fire in Beaverton

A residential fire in the 13000 block of Berthold Street in Beaverton displaced a family of four early this morning.  Shortly after midnight, a resident called 911 to report that their home was on fire. TVF&R firefighters arrived to find hea...Read more... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Spread Holiday Cheer for Children in Need

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are dedicated to responding to the fire and emergency medical needs of the community at a moment’s notice. This holiday season, firefighters are asking community members to help them come through for less-for...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Home Visits Enhance Patient Care

Being hospitalized for four days with a serious heart condition shook Carla Hannaford of Tualatin.  “When the time came for me to go home, I was truthfully a little scared and concerned,” she confides. When caregivers at Lega...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: October 11, 2016

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is Recruiting Volunteers

Volunteers.jpg 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 ...Read on... Apply Today TVF&R
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Firefighters Extricate Three Patients Following Collision on Highway 99 in Newberg

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Just before noon on Thursday, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to a reported two-vehicle collision on Highway 99 near Northeast Haugen Road in Newberg. Callers told emergency dispatchers that it was ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Crews Quickly Resolve Hazardous Material Response in Wilsonville

IC_briefing_Wilsonville_HazMat_thumb.jpg At 8:28 this morning, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews activated a HazMat response after a report of an unknown chemical spill and vapor cloud came in from the Wilsonville Inn and Suites on Boones Ferry Road. Initial reports ind...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Three Adults and One Cat Displaced by Residential Fire in Beaverton

At 8 p.m. this evening, a family that lives in the 7000 block of Danielle Avenue in Beaverton returned home and discovered the backside of their two-story house on fire. They immediately called 911 to report the fire and evacuated themselves and their pet...Read more...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Fire in North Plains Commercial Building Quickly Contained

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Around 6:30pm on August 23, callers to 9-1-1 reported heavy black smoke coming from the Yamaha Golf Cars building in the 10000 block of NW Main Street in North Plains. The TVF&R crew from nearby Station 17 arrived within two minutes and saw smoke comi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Fire Destroys Large House on Northwest Germantown Road

At 5:45 a.m. today, 911 received multiple calls reporting a large column of black smoke coming from the West Hills, northwest of the Bethany area. One of the callers to 911 was the property owner who confirmed over the phone and again on scene that no one...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 17, 2016

TVF&R’s New Tiller Truck Rolls Into Action This Week

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Thursday will be a big day for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue as the first of three tractor-drawn aerial ladder trucks begins responding to calls. The truck will be based out of Farmington Road Station 67 in downtown Beaverton.

The new truck, comm...Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Training simulations prepare TVF&R crews for pediatric cardiac emergencies

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It’s not often that Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews are dispatched to a call involving an unconscious baby or child who lacks a pulse and is not breathing.

Between Jan. 1, 2015, and Aug. 2 of this year, TVF&R firefighters responded to 15 pe...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Fire Damages Miller’s Homestead Restaurant in Tualatin

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At 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, a passerby observed billowing smoke coming from the roof of Miller’s Homestead Restaurant on McEwan Road and called 911.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and a Lake Oswego Fire crew arrived on scene within minutes to...Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2016

Firefighters Contain Potentially Devastating North Plains Field Fire to 10 Acres

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At 1:54 this afternoon, several citizens and an airplane flying over the Pumpkin Ridge area reported a rapidly growing brush fire in the vicinity of Corey Road near North Plains.

Crews from Station 17 responded, and quickly started to attack the fire ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Crews Responding to Rolled Over Tanker Truck on Bell Road in Newberg – Road Closed

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At approximately 6 p.m. this evening, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene of a second tank on a two-car tanker truck carrying aviation fuel rolled ont...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Family of Five Displaced by Residential Fire in Bethany

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A residential fire in the 15000 block of Twoponds Drive in Bethany displaced a family of five. Shortly after 6 a.m. today, a caller to 911 reported the exterior of a two-story home was on fire.

TVF&R firefighters arrived to find the siding on the ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2016

Clark Lumber and True Value Hardware in Tualatin Destroyed by Fire

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A family-run business that has been a fixture in Tualatin for more than fifty years has been destroyed by fire. Just after 2:30 a.m. this morning, firefighters responded to reports of smoke and flames at Clark Lumber and True Value Hardware at 8460 SW Nyb...Read on...

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Posted on: July 30, 2016

Quick Action by Firefighters Keeps Second-Alarm Brush Fire from Becoming a Wildfire

Just one day after TVF&R implemented a burn ban in its large service area which includes portions of four counties, a brush and grass fire near the intersection of 209th Avenue and Farmington Road in Aloha threatened a home and burned two acres. Just ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue to Ban Outdoor Burning

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The Washington County Fire Defense Board, in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Forestry, has enacted a burn ban in Washington County effective Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 0100.

Following that decision, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will ban ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 16, 2016

Firefighters Rescue Two Hikers That Fell Down Embankment at Wilsonville Memorial Park

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Just before 1:00 pm today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews responded to reports of an 87-year-old male who fell down a steep embankment while hiking along a trail at Wilsonville Memorial Park. The call to 911 indicated that the male was unable to ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Firefighters Use Rope System to Rescue Patient Following Car Accident on Barnes Road

Just after 7 a.m. today, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to a reported vehicle over an embankment on Southwest Barnes Road near Cedar Hills Boulevard. First-arriving firefighters from the Cedar Hills fire station discovered t...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fire Officials Encourage Residents to Keep it Legal and Safe With Fireworks

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials are concerned about potential fireworks-related fires as the Fourth of July draws near.

One of the most common fireworks-related fires that TVF&R crews respond to involves "spent" fireworks pla...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

TVF&R and Partner Agencies Team Up For Water Rescue Training

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Water Rescue Team joined forces with several partner agencies for a special water rescue training last week on the Clackamas River near Riverside Park. As part of the training exercise, crews from TVF&R, Clackamas Fir...Read on... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: June 17, 2016

TVF&R Crews Extinguish Two-alarm Residential Fire in Tigard

Shortly before 3:30 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to reports of a residential fire in the living room of a home on Southwest 124th Avenue in Tigard.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming out t...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

TVF&R Crews Extinguish Residential Fire on NW Metolius Court in Rock Creek

Just after 4 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a residential fire in the 4400 block of Northwest Metolius Court in the Rock Creek neighborhood of unincorporated Washington County. Firefighters from nearby S...Read on... Additional Info... TVF&R
Posted on: May 30, 2016

Firefighters Help Rescue Trapped Woman on Tualatin River

Just before 6 p.m. on May 30, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue's Water Rescue Team and other members of the Clackamas County Water Rescue Consortium responded to reports of a female whose foot was entrapped under a large rock on the Tualatin River near F...Read on...

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Posted on: May 28, 2016

Three People Rescued From Submerged Canoe on Tualatin River

Just before 12:30 this afternoon, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue's Water Rescue Team and other members of the Clackamas County Water Rescue Consortium responded to reports of three people who fell out of their canoe after it submerged on the Tualatin R...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2016

TVF&R firefighters bridge gaps in healthcare system

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This is National Emergency Medical Services Week (May 15-21), and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is honored to serve within a system of first responders who are ready to provide lifesaving medical care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Firefighters ‘Fill the Boot’ for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters will take to the streets next week to once again Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. TVF&R’s team of volunteers will ask passing motorists to drop a donation into thei...Read on... Donate Here TVF&R
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Firefighters Extinguish House Fire near Sherwood

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Just after 10 a.m. on May 4, 2016, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a fully-involved residential fire in the 19000 block of Southwest 198th Place near Sherwood.

Upon arrival, firefighters began a defensive attack ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Fire Sprinkler System Spares Large Marketplace in West Linn

Information from the alarm company, along with reports from occupants in neighboring businesses indicated the presence of smoke coming from the Aqua Nails Bar. First-arriving fire crews encountered dark grey smoke inside the Aqua Nails Bar and also found ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Fire Crews Quickly Contain Residential Fire in Rural Tualatin

Just after 5:35 this evening, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to a reported fire at a single-family residence located in the 6000 block of Southwest Wilhelm Road in a rural area just outside the city of Tualatin. The homeowner, ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: April 18, 2016

TVF&R Firefighter Volunteers Time to Assist with Earthquake Relief in Ecuador

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An off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighter paramedic traveled to Ecuador with One Flag Disaster Response Teams on Sunday following Saturday’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of 350 people and injured more than 2,658 others. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Stranded Kayaker Retrieved Before Nightfall

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Just before 6p.m. on April 12, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Water Rescue Team and other members of the Clackamas County Water Rescue Consortium responded to reports of a stranded adult female kayaker who had become lost and distressed on the Tualat...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Fire Sprinkler System Spares Apartment Building in Wilsonville

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to an accidental, unattended cooking fire at the Village at Main Street Apartments in Wilsonville on Saturday. At 4:13 p.m., a caller notified 911 dispatchers that a commercial fire sprinkler system...Read on... Additional Fire Sprinkler System Info... TVF&R
Posted on: March 30, 2016

Second-alarm Commercial Fire in Stafford Destroys Local Boat Manufacturing Business

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Just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, firefighters were dispatched to a commercial fire at 24601 SW Mountain Road in the Stafford area near West Linn.

From the bay of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue's Mountain Road fire station, firefighters could see and...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

Pilot Program Enhances Response to Cardiac Calls

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Beaverton police officers are more prepared than ever to respond to cardiac emergencies in the community.

In addition to having automated external defibrillators in most patrol cars, all 140 sworn police officers learned the same high-performance CPR u...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

TVF&R Expands Partnerships with Washington County Fire District #2 and Newberg

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In recent years, Newberg and District #2 have faced funding and staffing challenges. A discovery process has been underway for several months to evaluate both fire agencies’ operations and possible solutions, including a contract with TVF&R.

On Feb...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2016

TVF&R Firefighters Climb to Help Find Cure for Blood Cancers

On Sunday, a team of 36 off-duty firefighters and staff from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue geared up for the 25th annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event requires participants to wear full ...Read on... Donate here TVF&R
Posted on: February 17, 2016

TVF&R, Tigard Police and Valley Catholic Students Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square

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Valley Catholic School students will join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and Tigard Police in teaching hands-only CPR to Washington Square mall guests on Saturday, February 20, from noon to 3 p.m. in the event space below the food court. ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

Firefighters and 911 Dispatchers Join Legacy Meridian Park in Fight Against Heart Disease

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As part of the American Heart Association’s national “Go Red for Women” campaign, Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency dispatchers, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center staff and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue personnel are exchanging th...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Van Crashes Into Auto Parts Store Along 185th Avenue

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Just after noon on January 21, a caller to 911 reported a vehicle crashing into a building in the 5900 block of Southwest 185th Avenue.

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived to find a va...Read on...

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Posted on: January 11, 2016

Fire Destroys Large Skyline Barn in Multnomah County

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The barn was engulfed in flames and the owner was attempting to get items out of the structure when firefighters arrived. The 10,000 square-foot barn, valued at $650,000, contained farm equipment, all-terrain vehicles, fertilizer and hay.

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

TVF&R and Other Agencies Respond to Overturned Tanker Truck Leaking Gasoline on Cornelius Pass Road

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Just before noon today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews responded to a report of a rollover motor vehicle crash involving a Ford F-150 pickup and fuel tanker truck along Northwest Cornelius Pass Road near Germantown Road.

The semi-truck and on...Read on...

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Posted on: December 31, 2015

As 2015 Draws to a Close, Fire District Releases Third Popular Annual Financial Report

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has a long history of financial stewardship and transparency. The District has received national awards from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) consecutively since 1987 for its audited financial reports an...Read on...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Single Alarm Fire in Washington County Displaces Residents from Ten Apartments

Just after 6:30 p.m. on December 30, firefighters responded to a fire in the StoneRidge at Cornell apartments at 14800 SW Cornell Road. Initial callers reported fire coming from a wall and promptly evacuated. First-arriving firefighters from TVF&R's O...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2015

WCSO and TVF&R Investigating Garage Structure Fire in Washington County

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At 4:05p.m. on November, 28, callers to 9-1-1 reported a garage structure on fire at the Sir Charles Place Apartments at 2402 NW Schmidt Way. Firefighters from TVF&R Station 64 saw a plume of smoke just before they arrived and began to attack the fire...Read on...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Second Alarm Fire Damages Beaverton Business

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First-arriving firefighters from nearby Station 65 found heavy white smoke and flames coming from the “Bazaar Pakistani, Indian and Middle Eastern Market Place”. Though there were no customers in the building, a small group of employees had already safely...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Spread Holiday Cheer for Children in Need

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are dedicated to responding to the fire and emergency medical needs of the community at a moment’s notice. This holiday season, firefighters are asking community members to help them come through for less-for...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters Respond to Six-unit Complex Fire in Beaverton

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At 3:26 p.m. on Thursday, firefighters responded to reports of a six-unit, single-story complex on fire at 13270 SW Farmington Road in Beaverton. Multiple calls to 911 indicated that heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming out of the building.

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Posted on: November 4, 2015

Firefighters Stick it to Cancer with Hockey Sticks

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Local firefighters will play teams from FDNY and LA County at the Sherwood Ice Arena, 20407 SW Borchers Drive, on November 5 at 8a.m. and 1:30p.m.

The Portland Winterhawks are also supporting the fight against cancer on November 7 at 7p.m. at the Moda...Read on...

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

Fire Destroys Barn and Kills Calf and Chickens at Popular Farm near Tualatin

Despite a lack of fire hydrants in the area, they extinguished the fire quickly and kept it contained to the 24’x42’ barn that was primarily used for tours where kids could pet animals. There were no human injuries as a result of the f...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Community Steps Up to Support Muscular Dystrophy Association

Local residents rallied and accepted the challenge to help off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and staff Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Over the course of three days last month, passing motorists in Beaverton, Wi...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: October 8, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters ‘Go Pink’

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are stepping up in the battle against breast cancer to raise money and awareness for local cancer screenings, education, and support services. Members of Tualatin Valley Firefighters Union Local 1660 and TVF&...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: October 5, 2015

TVF&R Reminds You that Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

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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 ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

TVF&R Opens New Station 70 in Raleigh Hills

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s new Raleigh Hills Station 70 will open its doors on Thursday, October 1, in the Raleigh Hills Professional Center at 8299 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

Beginning tomorrow, Capt. Patrick Fale and Firefighter Will...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Oregonian Media Group Honors TVF&R as a Winner of the Oregon 2015 Top Workplaces Award

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Oregonian Media Group.

The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading rese...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2015

*Updated with Cause* Commercial Fire in Tigard Impacts Four Businesses

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A TVF&R fire investigator has determined that this fire originated in a second-floor workshop, and the cause is electrical in nature. No damage estimate is available at this time.

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First-arriving firefighters began to attack the...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

PulsePoint Now Available to all 562,998 Citizens in Washington County

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All fire agencies in Washington County are now using the PulsePoint smartphone application to alert citizens who can help save a life with hands-only CPR.

The free PulsePoint app notifies citizens of a cardiac arrest patient nearby, directs them to th...Read on...

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Posted on: September 13, 2015

Firefighters ‘Fill the Boot’ for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters will take to the streets this week to once again Fill the Boot for MDA. Firefighters will ask passing motorists to drop a donation into their fire boots on Monday, Sept. 14, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m....Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: September 9, 2015

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Washington County Fire District #2 Join Forces

TVF&R Chief Mike Duyck will serve as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, and a TVF&R battalion chief will provide administrative oversight 40 hours per week. The initial agreement extends to June 30, 2016. However, both boards are discussi...Read on...

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

UPDATE: 09/25/15 - Off-Duty Firefighter and Neighbor Rescue One Resident From House Fire

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**UPDATE, 09/25/15: FIRE CAUSE AND DAMAGE ESTIMATE**

A TVF&R fire investigator has determined that the cause of this fire was related to an electric baseboard heater in one of the bedrooms of the home. Damage to the structure is estimated at $200,...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Early Morning House Fire Displaces Aloha Family

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At 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, several callers contacted 911 to report heavy fire coming from a two-story home in Aloha near the cross streets of Southwest 185th Avenue and Bany Road.

Firefighters from Cooper Mountain Station 69 were the first to arrive on s...Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

Crews Respond to Overnight Residential Fire in Oak Hills

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At 1:48 a.m. on Tuesday, a caller reported that the side of a neighbor’s home was on fire and a nearby fence was catching fire as well.

Just a couple of blocks away from 15580 NW Perimeter Place, firefighters saw a column of black smoke and the glow o...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2015

Fatal Residential Fire Remains Under Investigation

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At 11:52 p.m. on Saturday, multiple people called 911 to report that they heard an explosion. They went outside to find a home in the 19000 block of Teddi Rose Court near Beaverton with heavy flames coming from the garage.

Prior to firefighters' arriv...Read on...

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters Join Other Departments in Battling Wildfires

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During a wildfire, time is crucial and resources are limited.

Last week, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue began deploying specialized equipment and crews as strike teams to assist other agencies to protect homes and property in wildfire-threatened ar...Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters Extinguish Duplex Fire in Aloha

At 7:46 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to reports of a commercial fire at 18087 SW Monte Verdi Blvd. in Aloha. Initial reports to 911 indicated that a duplex unit was fully engulfed in fire. As firefighters responded to the scene, a thick column of bl...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: August 10, 2015

**Update** Crews Extinguish Train Trestle Fire and Related Brush Fire in Sherwood

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It's been more than two days since the brush and railroad trestle fire started in Sherwood. Remaining debris is no longer burning, though it may continue to emit light smoke. There is no fire risk.

It's unclear when cleanup opera...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Firefighters Respond to Two Calls of Toddlers Falling from Windows in Less Than 24 Hours

At 8:17 p.m. on Sunday, a 9-1-1 caller reported that a 2-year-old boy fell from a third-story window at a residence in the 19900 block of Southwest Monson Street in Aloha.

When Hillsboro Fire & Rescue arrived on scene four minutes later (providing...Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

With Dry and Hot Conditions, Fire Officials Encourage Citizens to Celebrate Without Fireworks

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials are concerned about fire potential with particularly dry conditions and high temperatures.

Fire Marshal Steve Forster states, “Since 2010, TVF&R has had 93 fireworks-related fires causing over $2 million...Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Fire District Concerned About Heat-Related Illnesses

With temperatures expected near 100 degrees, firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue are gearing up to deal with heat-related incidents.

Unlike warmer parts of the country, many Oregon homes do not have air conditioning and people aren’t ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2015

TVF&R Teams Up With State Fire Marshal for Fireworks Safety Talk and Demonstration

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is teaming up with the Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), Oregon fire service, Keep Oregon Green, natural resource agencies, Oregon fireworks wholesalers, and safety experts to encourage Oregonians to “Keep it Legal, a...Read on...

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Posted on: June 11, 2015

TVF&R congratulates recent graduates of ¡Listos! preparedness program

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue had the opportunity to partner with the city of Beaverton’s Emergency Management Program and Washington County to host a disaster preparedness training course tailored for Spanish-speaking volunteers.

We appreciate the...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters Respond to Three-Story Townhouse Fire in Cedar Mill

At 1:27 a.m. on Friday, emergency dispatchers with the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency received several reports of a fire in the garage of a three-story townhouse at the intersection of Southwest Morrison and Taylor Street in Cedar Mi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2015

TVF&R Honors Citizens, Firefighters, and Staff at Annual Meritorious Awards Ceremony

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue personnel, family members, and community partners gathered Saturday, May 30, for the 2015 TVF&R Meritorious Awards and Recognition Ceremony in the Edo Building at the Nike World Headquarters campus near Beaverton.

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

16th Annual Sherwood Community Services Fair is This Saturday

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, the City of Sherwood, and Sherwood Police will co-host the 16th Annual Sherwood Community Services Fair on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sherwood Fire Station, located at 15440 SW Oregon St. This free e...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 20, 2015

TVF&R Crews Train for Real Cardiac Emergencies

When Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters from Station 67 in Beaverton arrive at the Howard Terpenning Recreation Complex, they have limited information about an unconscious 80-year-old man who lacks a pulse and is not breathing. In this particu...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: May 11, 2015

Tigard Firefighters Host Open House of Remodeled Station 51

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will host a community open house and provide tours of the newly remodeled Station 51 in Tigard.

The celebration will take place on Saturday, May 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station, which is located in the h...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2015

Aloha American Legion Honors Colin O’Reardon as its Firefighter of the Year

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Aloha American Legion Post 104 presented its Firefighter of the Year award on May 5 to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Firefighter Colin O’Reardon of Station 62 in Aloha.

The annual award honors a firefighter who goes above and beyond what is expecte...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2015

Mylar Balloons Cause Fire in West Linn

Just after noon today, several callers to 911 reported a fire in the 22000 block of Viewpoint Road in West Linn. Firefighters arrived to find a row of arborvitae hedges threatening a second-story deck. The fire was quickly extinguished, and firefighters p...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Beaverton High Seniors Partner With TVF&R to Teach Hands-only CPR

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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 cou...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

TVF&R Recognizes Volunteers for Dedicated Service

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is honored to have a committed team of 44 volunteers providing valuable services to our community.

The District took time Saturday night to recognize our volunteers during an appreciation banquet at the Tualatin Countr...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

Forklift Accident Causes Partial Building Collapse

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At 2:40 p.m. today, an employee at Kayu International Inc. at 11117 S.W. Greenburg Road in Tigard reported an accident involving a forklift.

Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to the scene and confirmed that a forklift hit a...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Falls for National Window Safety Week

Sunday marked the beginning of National Window Safety Week — a time to remind 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 th...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2015

Tim Buchanan Earns Firefighter of the Year Award from Valley Community Presbyterian Church

Valley Community Presbyterian Church presented its Firefighter of the Year Award on Saturday to Apparatus Operator and Paramedic Tim Buchanan of Station 65 in West Slope. The annual award honors a firefighter who excels in providing community service. Buc...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: March 4, 2015

Promotion Ceremony Honors Service of Six TVF&R Leaders

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue honored six members of its team Tuesday during a promotion ceremony at the Command and Business Operations Center in Tigard.

“Today is a great day for TVF&R,” said Fire Chief Mike Duyck. “We are gathered here to ce...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2015

TVF&R Firefighters Climb for a Cure for Blood Cancers

A team from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is gearing up for the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb on Sunday, March 8, to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event requires participants to wear full turnouts, boots, and air packs as the...Read on... To find out more, check out TVF&R's video. TVF&R
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Tigard American Legion Honors Lt. Kurt Koudelka With Firefighter of the Year Award

Tigard American Legion Post 158 presented its Firefighter of the Year Award on Feb. 17 to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Lt. Kurt Koudelka of Station 35 in King City. The annual award honors a firefighter who goes above and beyond what is expected and ...Read on... TVF&R
Posted on: February 17, 2015

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite With Rescuers on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day was a day to celebrate life for 22 sudden cardiac arrest survivors who beat the odds.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue hosted an inaugural reunion breakfast Saturday at the Tualatin Country Club, where survivors and their families gath...Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2015

Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers That Fail to Discharge

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Fire extinguisher manufacturer Kidde recalled an estimated 4.7 million plastic disposable fire extinguishers in the United States and Canada due to a faulty valve component that may not discharge.

A notice posted by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Co...Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2015

Get Involved as a Volunteer on TVF&R's Team

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is now recruiting for responder and auxiliary volunteers who want to give back to their community through service.

Information can be found on our website, applications will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 27.

Respon...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

TVF&R and Valley Catholic School Teach Hands-Only CPR at Washington Square Mall for Heart Month

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Valley Catholic Middle School students will join Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) firefighters in teaching hands-only CPR to Washington Square Mall guests and retailers on Saturday, Feb. 7, from noon to 3 p.m. in the event space below the foo...Read on...

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Posted on: February 3, 2015

TVF&R Welcomes Its Newest Recruits

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue welcomed a dozen new recruit firefighters this week to its team.

Members of Recruit Academy 1501 officially began their training on Monday with a team of instructors led by Lt. Patrick Fale out of Aloha Station 62.

...Read on...

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Posted on: January 14, 2015

Crews extinguish residential fire on Vintage Drive

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Just before 10:30 a.m. today, emergency responders were informed of a residential home fully engulfed in flames by a helicopter pilot flying over rural Washington County.
A 9-1-1 dispatcher from Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency (WCCC...Read on...

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Posted on: May 21, 2014

Fire District Grateful for Community's Continued Support

Voters served by Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue have approved a replacement levy that will maintain funding for 42 current firefighter medics and will add up to 44 more over the next five years. These firefighters will ensure each crew can take immediate...Read on...

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Posted on: February 4, 2014

Fatal Motor Home Fire in Tualatin Remains Under Investigation

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Emergency scene tape and investigation vehicles surround the charred remains of a 1977 Ford motor home that had been parked on the street in the 19000 block of SW 67th Avenue.

Callers to 9-1-1 first reported sounds of popping and sights of flames comi...Read on...

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