News By Category: Fire Department
February is Heart Month. Take the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, and sign up to learn proper CPR and defibrillator operation Feb 27, from 7-8 pm.
February is Heart Month. Take the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, and sign up to learn proper CPR and defibrillator operation.
The Golden Valley Fire Department encourages residents to keep themselves and their neighbors safe by shoveling out fire hydrants on their block. This prevents fire fighters from having to dig out the hydrants when responding to a fire, saving vital time.
In an emergency, dialing 911 is a call for help. But people with hearing loss or those who must remain quiet in a dangerous situation aren’t able to place a call safely or at all. Text-to-911 offers a solution.
As people give thanks during the holidays, many often think of ways to give back to their community. The City of Golden Valley is involved in four outreach programs to help community members in need. Read on if you’d like to participate.
Kidde United Technologies and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a product safety recall notice for more than 40 million fire extinguishers. The recall is specific to fire extinguishers produced by Kidde United Technologies sold between 1973 and 2017. This affects plastic handle and plastic push button style extinguishers.
Due to inclement weather, the Public Safety In The Parks program scheduled for Aug 3 at Scheid Park has been canceled.
Fireworks can also start fires. On average, fireworks cause more than 18,000 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and more than 16,000 outside and other fires, according to the NFPA.
Nine residents of Golden Valley and neighboring cities have made a lot of progress in their training to become Golden Valley firefighters, after graduating from the West Suburban Fire Academy last week.