Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Thank you to the residents of Valley City for supporting our Levy Renewal!
The fire department will be flushing hydrants in the township over the next several months as part of our preparedness efforts. This is an important preventive measure that is necessary to maintain the integrity of our water system. As a result of the line flushing process, residents in the immediate vicinity of the work may experience a temporary discoloration of their water. The discoloration consists of primarily harmless silt and air and does not affect the safety of the water. If you experience discoloration in your water after crews have been flushing in your area, clear the pipes in your home by running all faucets several minutes. This would be a good reminder to check your water heater recommendations for maintaining it by draining it and flushing it. This will keep your water heater operating efficiently.
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.
Seniors and children- $6.00
Proceeds benefit the Valley City/ Liverpool Twp. Fire Dept.
6700 CENTER RD. VALLEY CITY 330- 483-3811
Friday, February 12, 2016 0100
At 0100 on Saturday February 12th Valley City Fire Department responded to a fully involved barn fire at 7844 W Law Rd. The fire was called in by a neighbor, when the first truck arrived on scene the entire barn and its contents were on fire and was beginning to spread to two other structures. Firefighters immediately began defensive operations and were able to save the two other barns. Valley City firefighters were assisted by Brunswick Hills FD, Erhart FD, Grafton FD, Brunswick FD, and LST. Due to the extreme cold (8 degrees) firefighters had to be constantly rotated. Firefighters were on scene approximately 7 hours. There were no injuries to people or animals, however the barn and its contents were a total loss. The loss is estimated at $9.5 million due to the multiple pieces of machinery in the barn. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the State Fire Marshall, due to the high dollar loss.Valley City would like to thank all departments who assisted at the fire.
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.
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,.
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-firesThank you and stay safe.
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.
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.
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.
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