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CVFD Offers Thanksgiving Cooking Tips CVFD Offers Thanksgiving Cooking Tips
The Chino Valley Fire District urges residents to keep fire safety a priority when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving feast.
CVFD Board to Transition to By-Division Electoral System CVFD Board to Transition to By-Division Electoral System
The Chino Valley Fire District Board of Directors declared its intention to transition from an at-large to a by-division electoral system to comply with the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) and is beginning the process. The Fire District currently has an “at-large” electoral system where voters from the entire Fire District vote for all members of the Board of Directors.
Transición de la Junta de CVFD al sistema electoral por división Transición de la Junta de CVFD al sistema electoral por división
La Junta Directiva del Distrito de Bomberos de Chino Valley declaró su intención de hacer la transición de un sistema electoral general a uno por división para cumplir con la Ley de Derechos Electorales de California (CVRA) y está comenzando el proceso. El Distrito de Bomberos actualmente tiene un sistema electoral "general" con el cual los votantes de todo el Distrito de Bomberos votan por todos los miembros de la Junta Directiva.
Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
The Chino Valley Fire District reminds the public to change the batteries in home smoke alarms when changing clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 7, 2021.
Halloween Safety Tips Halloween Safety Tips
The Chino Valley Fire District offers Halloween safety tips for children, adults, and motorists to help ensure a safe and happy holiday for all.
Paramedic Shortage Paramedic Shortage
Due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, American Medical Response (AMR), which is the private ambulance provider in the Chino Valley area and the County of San Bernardino, has announced that they are experiencing a staffing shortage of paramedics. This shortage is driven by the lack of qualified paramedic applicants due to the yearlong delay in paramedic training programs, coupled with the increase in quarantined staff in this latest surge in cases. In response to this staffing shortage, the Chino Valley Fire District (CVFD) has partnered with AMR to provide an innovative approach to this crisis and improve emergency medical transportation services.
Fire Chief Appointed by Board of Directors Fire Chief Appointed by Board of Directors
The Chino Valley Independent Fire District (CVIFD) Board of Directors unanimously approved the appointment of Deputy Chief Dave Williams to Fire Chief. The announcement came during the CVIFD Board of Directors Regular Board Meeting on July 14, 2021. The appointment will be effective upon the retirement of current Fire Chief Tim Shackelford later this year.
Stay Safe this Fourth of July Holiday Stay Safe this Fourth of July Holiday
The Chino Valley Fire District reminds residents that fireworks of any kind are prohibited in Chino Hills and unincorporated county areas. State Fire Marshal approved “Safe and Sane” fireworks are allowed in Chino, except in the area south of Pine Avenue and the area east of Euclid Avenue to Hellman Avenue, between Merrill and Kimball Avenue.
2020-21 State of the Chino Valley Fire District 2020-21 State of the Chino Valley Fire District
The Chino Valley Fire District released its 2020-21 State of the Fire District video highlighting the District’s approach to the many unprecedented challenges brought on by a global pandemic.
Deputy Chief Recognized for Achievement Deputy Chief Recognized for Achievement
Deputy Chief Scott Atkinson was recognized this month by the Chino Valley Fire District Board of Directors for completing the U.S. Fire Administration National Fire Academy Executive Officer Program (EFO).
The Chino Valley Fire District nearly doubled the national average for cardiac arrest survival The Chino Valley Fire District nearly doubled the national average for cardiac arrest survival
The Chino Valley Fire District nearly doubled the national average for cardiac arrest survival in 2020, according to the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) report from the Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA). The high cardiac arrest survival rate in the Chino Valley is a direct result of the Fire District’s extensive training programs, the Fire Board’s support to stay at the cutting edge of technology, and our personnel’s commitment to delivering exceptional service. “Nearly doubling the national average is an enormous accomplishment for the Fire District, and most importantly, our community,” said Fire Chief Tim Shackelford. Chino Valley Fire District personnel undergo rigorous training on High-Performance CPR to ensure every compression is administered at the right rate, depth, and recoil. The Fire District invested in the AutoPulse, which is a mechanical CPR device that facilitates chest compressions during the movement of a patient and transportation to the hospital. The Chino Valley Fire District remains committed to making the Chino Valley a Heart Safe community.
CVFD TO DONATE FIRE ENGINE CVFD TO DONATE FIRE ENGINE
The Chino Valley Fire District will donate a KME Fire Engine that was designated as surplus equipment by the Board of Directors. The KME Fire Engine has served the Chino Valley for over 20 years and will be donated to the Mt. San Antonio College Fire Academy on Thursday, April 29.
CVFD Awarded Prestigious Award For Financial Reporting CVFD Awarded Prestigious Award For Financial Reporting
The Chino Valley Fire District received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2020/2021 budget, from Government Finance Officers Association.
Spring Forward (Daylight Saving Time) Spring Forward (Daylight Saving Time)
The Chino Valley Fire District encourages you to spring forward into action by changing the batteries in your smoke alarms when you change your clocks on Sunday, March 14, 2021, for Daylight Savings. In addition to changing your batteries, take additional actions by testing your smoke alarms to ensure all are working properly, practice your home escape plan as a family, and remember to close the door before you doze.
CVFD Announces Award Recipients CVFD Announces Award Recipients
The Chino Valley Fire District is proud to recognize Carbon Canyon Fire Safe Council President Charles Blank and community member Peter Pirritano as the 2020 recipients of the Fred L. Burns Community Service Award.