Shakeout - the world's largest earthquake drill, organized by Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Join in the Great Shakeout Drill Thursday 10/21

This Thursday, 10/21, at 10:21 a.m. is the International “Great Shakeout Drill”, an opportunity to practice what we will do if/when a large earthquake happens in our area.  Everyone is encouraged to…

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Valley Regional Fire Authority offers a drop cover hold on sign.

Practice Drop, Cover and Hold during the Great Shakeout drill Oct. 15

This Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. is the "International Great Shakeout" drill to remind us all to Drop, Cover and Hold when earthquakes happen. You can practice in your home, workplace or wherever…

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Build a rescue kit.

It’s National Preparedness Month – build a disaster kit

It's National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a great time to think about building (or updating) your disaster supplies kit. It’s important to have basic necessities consolidated and ready to go during…

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A picture of a map showing the Washington Emergency Management area, with an emphasis on the Valley Regional Fire Authority's services.

Heavy smoke in our area, take precautions

We are seeing heavy smoke in our area today. Stay safe & be sure to keep doors and windows closed. Turn air conditioners on recirculate if you have one. Don’t draw the bad air inside your home.…

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A map displaying the route from Seattle to Portland, with optional points of interest including the Valley Regional Fire Authority and firefighters.

Red Flag Fire Warning issued for gusty winds, low humidity & hot conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag fire danger warning for Northwest Washington for gusty winds, low humidity, hot/dry and unstable conditions. There is an increased fire danger due…

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Prevent brush fires infographic provided by the Fire Department.

You can Prevent Brush Fires

Brush fires are on the rise and taking a few safety precautions can make all the difference. Proper cigarette disposal, vehicle maintenance and use of lawn equipment are all helpful in preventing…

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An isometric illustration of a house with a fire department rescue service nearby.

Tips to protect your home from brush and wildland fires

The weather is getting warmer and drier which means a potential for an increase in brush and wildland fires. There are many things you can do to reduce the risk of a fire threatening your home.  See…

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A flyer celebrating happy independence day with the words Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

The VRFA encourages you to inlcude safety in your Independence Day celebration this year.  View fun and safe celebration ideas from the National Fire Protection Association. Know the regulations for…

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Carbon monoxide alarm service.

Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm May Need to be Replaced

Does Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Need Replaced? If you installed your carbon monoxide (CO) alarm in 2013 - when it became law to install them in all rental housing units or when a home was sold - it…

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Vfa covid 19 update involving community outreach.

VRFA Suspends Community Outreach in Response to COVID-19

The VRFA’s top priority is ensuring the health and safety of our members and the community that we serve.  Following recommendations from King County Public Health, and out of an abundance of…

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