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Pancake Breakfast

Valley City Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast is on March 6th and March 13th from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm. All you can eat regular and blueberry pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee and tea. To go orders are available. Adults- $7.50 Seniors and children- $6.00 Proceeds benefit the Valley City/ Liverpool Twp. Fire Dept. 6700 CENTER RD. VALLEY CITY 330- 483-3811

   


 

New Electronic Sign

The Valley City Fire Association and the Valley City Chamber of Commerce are working together, with the support of the Trustees,  to raise money for a new electronic sign. The sing will be located at the corner of 303 and 252, and will be an exciting way to inform the residents and visitors of Valley City of important information such as; upcoming events or emergency information. If you have any questions or would like to help, feel free to contact Linda Garrett the President of the Valley City Chamber of Commerce at (330) 483-0018.




     


 

House Fire

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 1514  At 3:14 pm on Tuesday January 5th 2016 Valley City Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Columbia Rd. When they arrived on scene they found heavy fire visible in the rear of the structure. They quickly made an exterior attack then moved to an interior attack on the fire. The fire was under control at 1634. Brunswick Hills FD, Brunswick FD, Grafton FD, Erhart FD, LST, and the Medina County Fire Investigation Task Force assisted at the fire,.

     



 

Home Heating Safety

The Valley City Fire Department would like to share information from the National Fire Protection Association, to better inform the community on the safe uses of home heating equipment so we all stay safe as the weather gets colder.  Please see the link below to read more. 

http://www.nfpa.org/press-room/news-releases/2010/space-heaters-involved-in-79-percent-of-fatal-home-heating-fires

Thank you and stay safe. 



   


 

2015 Community Events

 The Annual Frog Jump and Street Fair in Valley City were great successes last month. The Valley City Fire Department would like to thank the community for their involvement and for their continued support of these events.

     



 

Structure Fire

Wednesday, July 29, 2015   On the night of July 29th, Valley City Fire was dispatched to a structure fire at 5394 Charleston Drive. While the origin of the fire is under investigation, the fire started in the garage and created heavy smoke throughout the structure. No one was injured during the fire, and due to offensive fire suppression, the fire was put out and contained in the garage. The rest of the house sustained only minor damages. VCFD would like to thank fire departments from Brunswick City, Brunswick Hills, Erhart, the Medina Life Support Team, and the Medina County Fire Investigation Taskforce for their assistance at this fire. 

     



 

2015 Street Fair Memorial Race

As part of our 81st Annual Street Fair, the Valley City Fire Department will be hosting the Arthur Schumacher Memorial 5K race and 1 mile walk.  The event will take place on August 22nd, with registration at 4:00pm and the race beginning at 5:00pm.  You may download the attached registration form or pick it up from our station at 6700 Center Rd. any day between 6:00am and 10:00pm.  After filling out the registration form with a $15.00 pre-registration fee you may mail or drop the form out if you are interested in participating. Hope to see you there.

     


 

Valley City Street Fair

Last year's Street Fair

Last year's Street Fair

 We at the Valley City Fire Department will be hosting the 81st Annual Street Fair on August 21st, 22nd, and the 23rd.  As usual we will have food, games, prizes, and more for a weekend of family fun. All proceeds go to the Liverpool Township Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association for the purchasing and maintenance of equipment and resources so we can better serve our community. Please join us anytime from 6pm to 11pm on Friday the 21st, noon to 11pm on Saturday the 22nd, and noon to 10pm on Sunday the 23rd. Thank you for your continued support and we hope to see you there.

   


 

Structure Fire in Valley City

Thursday, June 11, 2015   At 11:12 on July 11 of 2015, Valley City Fire Department was dispatched to 535 Springtree Dr. for a structure fire. A second alarm was requested and the first unit arrived on-scene at 11:21. The detached garage was fully involved upon arrival and operations focused on suppressing the fire and protecting the residence. The garage was heavily damaged and the house sustained minor damages from the heat. 

Valley City Fire Department would like to thank Columbia Station and LST for mutual aid during this fire. The Medina County fire investigation taskforce was requested to determine the origin and cause of the fire, both of which are still under investigation. There were no injuries as a result of this fire.

     



 

Valley City Fire Department Receives Improved Public Protection Classification Rating

Thursday, May 21, 2015 


After an extensive survey and analysis, The Insurance Services Organization (ISO) has issued Valley City Fire Department a lower rating. The old classification was a Class 6 in the areas with fire hydrants and a Class 9 in the areas without fire hydrants. Effective August 1, 2015 the new rating is a Class 4/4Y. This is a significant change and should save the taxpayers money on their fire insurance premiums.

“Valley City Fire Department is proud to be in this very special group of fire departments. There are less than 6,200 fire departments in the entire Country that have a Class 4 rating. This shows the dedication of our staff and the professionalism of all the personnel on the department” said Chief Jack Petrone

The new classification takes into account all of the aspects of providing fire protection to the residents and businesses residing in Liverpool Township. Activities such as fire prevention, inspections, water supply, equipment, training and personnel are all taken into account and judged against a national standard. The fire department has been working for the last three years on improvements to their approach to prevention, preparation and protection.

“The Liverpool Twp. Trustees have supported the efforts to modernize the fire department with a goal of providing better service at a lower cost.” Said Chief Jack Petrone

According to ISO, by classifying communities' ability to suppress fires, ISO helps the communities evaluate their public fire-protection services. The program provides an objective, countrywide standard that helps fire departments in planning and budgeting for facilities, equipment, and training. And by securing lower fire insurance premiums for communities with better public protection, the PPC program provides incentives and rewards for communities that choose to improve their firefighting services.

According to Chief Jack Petrone “Each business and residence should contact their insurance agency and advise them of the new rating. This should have a positive impact on your premiums and save you money.”

Valley City Fire Department is a part time/ volunteer fire department located in northwest Medina County. Valley City Fire Department provides Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services for Liverpool Twp., which is 25 square miles. The department consists of 38 dedicated members. Valley City Fire Department is staffed with two personnel from 6am-6pm seven days a week and has personnel on call from home from 6pm-6am.

For more information, or questions, call Fire Chief Jack Petrone anytime.

Contact: Chief Jack Petrone

     Cell: (330) 350-6185

     Email:jpetrone@valleycityfire.com

 

For more information on the Public Protection Classification Rating Program visit,

http://www.isomitigation.com/ppc/0000/ppc0001.html

   


 
 
 

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