12100 E Palouse Highway, Valleyford, WA 99036
Station 82 is located in Valleyford on the Palouse Highway and serves as the Administrative Offices and Headquarters for Fire District 8. This also is the location of the fire district training tower, training ground and maintenance facility. The offices of the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, 3 Division Chiefs and administration staff are also located at this facility.
Station 82 serves a mix of small commercial, residential and agricultural farms in Valleyford, Freeman and Mica. The Station 82 response area has no fire hydrants and relies on water tender operations. This station provides secondary response to Stations 81 and 84 and provides automatic aid response to the Spokane County Fire District 11.
The station is staffed 24 hours a day with one full-time Lieutenant / EMT and one full-time Firefighter/EMT. When available, the station is staffed with a third firefighter/EMT or firefighter/paramedic. The crews work a three-shift rotation. A-Shift, B-Shift and C-shift.