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SPOFR to Host Meetings to Update the County’s Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue will host meetings for Pend Oreille County and Its Planning Partners to Update the County’s Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan. An informational website on the plan and purposes for planning has been established at:  Press Release: POCO HMP update PR #1

2024-02-27T08:39:32-08:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: |

Press Release – Structure Fire January 15th

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue was called out to a fully engulfed structure fire on January 15th. SPOFR Interim Chief Dan Williams was the Incident Commander for the fire and reported, “There were no injuries, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.” Chief Williams wishes to thank Spokane 4, Fire District 4, [...]

2024-01-18T09:04:01-08:00January 16th, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , |

SPOFR Public Meeting – Dan Williams as Interim Fire Chief

Dan Williams began his career with the Fire Service in 2005 as a volunteer with Spokane 4. He said, “I actually fell in love with it. I love the comradery of the Fire Service and EMS Service. It’s a small community and everybody’s got your back. They look after you, they help you and they train [...]

2024-01-11T11:14:11-08:00January 1st, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Press Release – SPOFR Public Meeting

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue hosted a public meeting at the Sacheen Lake Fire Station on Tuesday, December 19th. Commissioner Chairman Galen Hansen called the meeting to order and welcomed the public, SPOFR staff and volunteers. Hansen began, “Most of us are aware that Chief Brad Martin will be moving in a little different direction [...]

2023-12-21T23:41:37-08:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Jennifer Krusing Named as New Operations Captain for SPOFR

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue Chief Brad Martin has named Jennifer Krusing as the new SPOFR Operations Captain. She started as a SPOFR volunteer in 2019 and volunteered until September 2023, when she was hired as a Full-Time Firefighter/EMT. Jennifer previously worked for 20 years in the California Fire Service. She has her California State [...]

2023-12-12T16:12:32-08:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Press Release – Injury accident at MP 327 Rt. 2 on December 1

South Pend Oreille Fire Rescue responded to an injury accident on December 1 at MP 327 Rt 2. The picture shows SPOFR Team Members assisting the driver up a snowy bank to a waiting ambulance. SPOFR Chief Brad Martin wishes to thank Washington Highway Patrol, Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s and Fire District 2 for their assistance [...]

2023-12-02T15:54:38-08:00December 2nd, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Press Release – Protect Those Who Protect You

“Protect Those Who Protect You”: South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue a Call to Action During Crash Responder Safety Week Pend Oreille County—Mark your calendars for November 13–17, as SPOFR joins forces with the national Crash Responder Safety Week (CRSW) to bring to light the courageous and often underrepresented stories of our local responders. Every day, [...]

2023-11-13T14:19:28-08:00November 13th, 2023|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: |

Press Release – Structure Fire at 7453 LeClerc Rd S on November 9th

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue was called out to a 2-story structure fire at 7453 LeClerc Rd S on November 9th. SPOFR Chief Brad Martin said, “The structure was fully engulfed on our arrival; however, we were able to save a garage with a car inside and an outbuilding from the blaze.” Martin said that [...]

2023-11-13T12:03:08-08:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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