February is American Heart Month

What is American Heart Month?American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.The first American Heart Month, which took place in February 1964, was proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson via Proclamation 3566 on

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Are You AED Aware?

Are You AED Aware?

AED’s Are you aware of AED locations in Sedona, Cottonwood, Camp Verde or Jerome? The Verde Valley Chief’s Association wants to raise awareness of these potential life saving tools that are strategically placed in a number of communities in the Verde Valley. Do you know what to do if an adult suddenly collapses and stops

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Residential Sprinkler Plan Review F0142

Residential Sprinkler Plan Review F0142

The Verde Valley Fire Chief’s Service and the Verde Valley All Hazards Training Committee in conjunction with the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence and the National Fire Academy are pleased to offer “Residential Sprinkler Plan Review F0142”. The scope of this course looks at the following as the primary guidance for the approval of

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Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations F0455

Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations F0455

Course Description: This two-day course is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers (COs) responsible for managing the operations of one or more companies during struc­tural firefighting operations. This course is designed to develop the management skills needed by COs to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. ACE Credit: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate

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World Blood Donor Day is 14 June 2018

World Blood Donor Day is 14 June 2018

Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life. (From the World Health Organization) Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to

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Little Lessons in Leadership

Little Lessons in Leadership

From the Warehouse to the Front Office WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This training is open to anyone in the Fire/EMS service in the Verde Valley who is interested in obtaining a fresh approach to leadership and motivation. Course Description From the Warehouse to the Front Office focuses on the transition from Firefighter to Company Officer to

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2018 Prescott Basin Ops Drill, Day 2

2018 Prescott Basin Ops Drill, Day 2

Cherry Burn When: April 19th and 20th from 08:30 to 15:00. This is a one-day drill, repeated on successive days. Where: Report to the Powell Springs Campground in Cherry, up West Cherry Creek Road, off of Highway 169 between mile markers 9 & 10. There will be signs leading to the ICP. What: Weather permitting,

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2018 Prescott Basin Ops Drill

2018 Prescott Basin Ops Drill

Cherry Burn When: April 19th and 20th from 08:30 to 15:00.  This is a one-day drill, repeated on successive days. Where: Report to the Powell Springs Campground in Cherry, up West Cherry Creek Road, off of Highway 169 between mile markers 9 & 10.  There will be signs leading to the ICP. What: Weather permitting,

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