Chino Valley Fire Visits Children’s Hospital

BY CVFD Chino Valley Fire District personnel visited children undergoing treatment at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to deliver toys and other gifts on December 22, 2016. The second-annual toy delivery was first initiated by CVFD Junior Firefighter Vincent Dominguez, 8, after he successfully fought and beat cancer while being treated at CHLA. Fire personnel returned […]

Helping Out For The Holidays

By CVUSD Butterfield Ranch Elementary School in Chino Hills took to heart the motto that it is “better to give than receive” during its annual Night of Giving on Dec. 14. Students, staff and parents collected new toys for distribution by the Chino Valley Fire Department, collected items for families in need that are served […]

New Ladder Truck Goes Into Service

BY CVFD The Chino Valley Fire District recently placed into service a new ladder truck that will serve the Chino Valley for well over a decade. The 2016 Rosenbauer aerial ladder truck is housed at Fire Station 61 on Schaefer Avenue in Chino. It has multiple built-in features that enhance the safety and effectiveness of […]

Annual Make A Child Smile shopping Wednesday

By CVUSD As early as 1937, local firefighters were collecting old toys, repairing and distributing them to make holidays brighter for Chino children in need. By 1940, Chino firefighters were delivering toys throughout a 132-square-mile area, “sending trucks into every corner of the fire district on Christmas Eve,” according to an article in the Chino […]

Drug Lab Leads to Explosion

By City of Chino CHINO, CA – On Sunday November 27, 2016 at approximately 1:55 p.m. Chino Police Officers and Chino Valley Firefighters responded to a report of a residential fire in the 4900 block of G Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an explosion had occurred in the back of the residence.  The fire […]

Cancer Never Sleeps At Relay For Life

Relay for Life, Early morning group of people from the City of Chino who worked registration and the survivor tent on August 6.

By Racine Guajardo   Chino– On August 6 starting from 9 a.m. to August 7 at 9 a.m., the Relay for Life event joins together to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event took place at Ayala Park in Chino in hopes to “Paint the World Purple.” The American Cancer Society says, “It […]

CVFD Announces Award Recipients

By Massiel Ladrón De Guevara Chino Valley– The Chino Valley Fire District is proud to recognize former San Bernardino County Fourth District Supervisor Gary Ovitt and Carbon Canyon Fire Safe Council founding member Ron Nadeau as the 2015 recipients of the Fred L. Burns Community Service Award. Both award recipients were instrumental in the implementation […]

Toddler Bit By Snake In Chino Hills

Staff Reports Chino Hills– A three-year-old girl was airlifted to the hospital after a snake bit her in Chino Hills last week. On Tuesday, April 19, Chino Valley Fire District firefighters responded to the snake bite incident at 9:22 a.m. The girl was bit on her left leg while walking on a local walking trail […]

CVFD Hires Six Firefighter/Paramedics

Photo Courtesy of CVFD (L-R): Nathan Brooks, Conner Buck, Charles Addie, Miguel Lopez, Matt Robertson, Blake Lemke.

Courtesy of the Chino Valley Fire District   The Chino Valley Fire District welcomed six new firefighter/paramedics to the Fire District family on January 10th. The new hires will fill vacancies left by promotions and retirements. After completing an intensive four-week academy put on by Fire District personnel, the firefighter/paramedics will be assigned to work […]

Chino Valley Fire Department Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence

Photo Courtesy: Chino Valley Fire District

Courtesy of the Chino Valley Fire District   Chino Valley – The Chino Valley Fire District was awarded the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation in recognition of good governance practices during its annual California Special Districts Association Conference. It is the second time the Fire District received this award. […]

Summer Barbeques: A Cautionary Tale

Staff Reports Chino Valley – On Wed., Aug. 5, Chino Valley Fire District firefighters responded to a barbeque fire on the 16000 block of Pipeline Avenue in Chino that resulted in minor injuries. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to the patio and home by isolating it to the cooking station area. CVFD firefighter/paramedics treated […]

Chino: Near Miss For Small Aircraft

Photo Courtesy: CVFD

Staff Reports Chino – Chino Valley Fire Department (CVFD) Firefighters responded to the Chino Airport on Sat., Aug. 8 at 3:11 p.m. for a small single-engine aircraft that experienced problems with its landing gear while attempting to land. According to the CVFD, the two-seater aircraft skidded off the runway and came to rest in the […]