Liberty Mutual Insurance is partnering with local fire departments, including Ivins Fire, to launch the annual Be Fire Smart Fire Safety Pledge programs, where we can compete to win one of ten $10,000 awards. From now until October 31, firefighter and community members can visit www.befiresmart.com/pledge to take the Be Fire Smart Fire Safety Pledge, a 10 question quiz designed to provide education on fire prevention.
To learn more about fire safety visit www.befiresmart.com.
In order to be proactive in getting vital emergency information to our citizens, the Ivins Public Safety Department along with St. George 911 Communication Center is utilizing an emergency communication system known as Reverse 911.
The Ivins City Fire/Rescue Department offers free blood pressure checks to the citizens of Ivins City. We want to help citizens understand and maintain their health. Stop by the fire department from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. any day and the on-duty EMT’s will check your blood pressure and answer any questions you might have. If you would like to make an appointment, please call the office at 435-674-1083.
Fire/Rescue personnel provide fire services to the residents and businesses of Ivins City, as well as a 495 square mile response area which includes Gunlock, Snow Canyon State Park, Motoqua, Shivwits Indian Reservation,and Old Highway 91 to the Arizona border. They respond to fire calls (brush, residential, vehicle, etc.), accidents, and other incidents requiring immediate action to reduce the loss of life and property. They conduct public education programs, pre-fire planning, fire hydrant inspections, fire prevention inspections, pre-business licensing fire inspections, in addition to maintaining fire fighting equipment and apparatus.Ivins City currently has two fire stations. One is located on Center Street and the second one is in the Coyote Gulch business area in Kayenta. These two stations house fire and rescue equipment for Ivins City. Fire and rescue equipment owned by Ivins City includes one 65-foot Pierce Quantum Fire Truck, two Type 1 Structure Engines, two Type 6 Brush Engines, two Ambulances, and one Light Squad.
The Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) program helps to prepare citizens to assist within their communities in the event of a disaster. The training consists of instruction in disaster preparedness, emergency first aid, light search and rescue, fire safety, disaster coordination, terrorism, communication and disaster psychology. This training offers a great opportunity for team members to assist their family, friends and neighbors in the event of a major disaster.