News By Category: Fire Department
The Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) accepted a $5,000 grant from CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in a brief ceremony May 20 at Golden Valley Fire Station 1. The grant funds the purchase of four Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and two training AEDs.
A Golden Valley home sustained significant damage in an early morning fire Dec 14, 2014. Heavy fire conditions magnified by an explosion required the cooperative efforts of nine area fire departments.
Golden Valley was recently designated as a “Minnesota Heart Safe Community” by the Minnesota Department of Health and American Heart Association. The Heart Safe designation recognizes a community’s efforts to prepare its staff and citizens to recognize when someone suffers a sudden cardiac arrest and how to respond. Minnesota Heart Safe will present the award to the City in early 2015.
A growing percentage of motorists in Minnesota are buckling up, and those that buck the trend jeopardize their lives and the lives of other motorists. Local police are increasing patrols through Nov 25 to look for violators,
Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat Nov 8 at the Golden Valley Fire Department. Hosted by Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis and the Golden Valley Fire Department, the event will be from 10 am to 1 pm and feature nationally certified technicians who will help you properly install your car seat.
It might sound too easy, but it’s true—five seconds and a single finger can save you and your entire family. Because most home fire deaths occur in properties without working smoke alarms, the Golden Valley Fire Department kicks off National Fire Prevention Week with a strong message: Give death the finger by checking your smoke alarms.
For the second consecutive year, Golden Valley is hosting a Battle of the Badges community blood drive Wednesday, Aug 20, 1- 5 pm, at 7800 Golden Valley Rd (check in at the Public Safety Building).
Record-setting rains over the past few days have caused flooding issues in several areas of Golden Valley. While the City’s storm sewer system is doing its job, the saturated ground and increased runoff have the system at its peak. With more rain expected this evening, City officials offer the following information for residents and homeowners.