Archive | Bishop Volunteer Fire Department (BVFD)

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April 6, 2023 Main Fire in Bishop – Status as of April 8 @ 3:00PM

The #MainFire vegetation fire that started on Thursday April 6th near HWY 6/ Wye Road in Bishop, CA is now 75% contained. Firefighters have worked hard to get the blaze under control, utilizing 1 air attack, 4 air tankers, 1 helicopter, 4 hand crews, 10 engines, 2 water tenders, 2 dozers, and 4 Chief Officers. […]

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Press Release: Inyo County and City of Bishop Closer to Bridging EMS Gap

County, City Closer to Bridging EMS Gap County of Inyo and City of Bishop officials are optimistic that recent efforts to secure temporary Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for the greater Bishop area will allow for continued coverage after the current EMS provider ceases operations later this month. It was announced Tuesday that, under the pressure […]

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CalFire March 2023 Storms Incident Update – March 19 @11:00 AM

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Deb Murphy Recap of Meeting Held With Bishop City Council and Rural Fire Protection District

  With an April 22 deadline to fill the Emergency Medical Service need in the north end of Inyo County, the governing bodies from the Bishop City Council and Rural Fire Protection District held a joint meeting Wednesday to update residents covered by both entities. The announcement that Symons would not be providing ambulance or […]

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Deb Murphy Reports- Details on Bishop Area Ambulance Service

  We live in a tangled, complicated world. TV shows like Chicago Fire and Station 19 depict the glamorous side of fire protection and life support services. If they depicted the devil in the details, we probably wouldn’t watch. Those complexities have come to northern Inyo County, focusing not on the will to provide emergency […]

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Bishop Fire Department to Host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb 

    Bishop Fire Department to host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Community invited to participate in event honoring fallen 9/11 firefighters Of the 2,977 people who died on Sept. 11, 2001, 343 were firefighters. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attacks that forever changed the New York City skyline, and the Bishop Fire […]

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National Night Out Set for August 2 – Area First Responders to Host an Evening of Fun in Bishop

    Local law enforcement and first responders in the Eastern Sierra are continuing a nationwide tradition by hosting the National Night Out event in Bishop. “National Night Out is a longstanding community policing event that allows for the opportunity to develop partnerships and true camaraderie between first responders and the community they serve,” said […]

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