Sni Valley Fire Protection District provides both fire department services and emergency medical services (EMS) to its residents of Eastern Jackson and Western Lafayette Counties of Missouri. The District serves the City of Oak Grove, Bates City, parts of Grain Valley, and the surrounding unincorporated areas. The District also provides fire and construction inspections. Sni Valley Fire prides itself on public relations and education. The District paired with the Oak Grove School District to provide fire and safety instruction and training to all of their fourth grade classes. The District also provides CPR classes to it's residents at a reduced cost. Contact the District during business hours
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The boundaries of the Sni Valley Fire Protection District are as follows: GEOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION: East Border: 1 mile East of Z Highway, milepost 33 on I-70
North Border: Truman Road in Jackson County along a line coincident with the center line
West Border: Section line located 100 yards West of Hardsaw Road; milepost 25 on I-70
South Border: Cline Road, the Lafayette - Johnson County line
As of 15 April 1994, the area within the boundary of Sni Valley Fire Protection District formerly served for EMS response by both the City of Odessa and the City of Oak Grove is now the exclusive primary service area of the Sni Valley Fire Protection District, according to the authority granted by the Missouri Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Beginning in the Northwest corner of Section 13, T49N-R30W, Jackson County, Missouri, East seven miles to the Northeast corner of Section 13, T49N-R29W, Lafayette County, Missouri, thence South two miles to the Northeast corner of Section 25, T49N-R29W, thence East one mile to the Northeast corner of Section 30, T49N-R28W, thence South eight miles to the Southeast corner of Section 31, T48N-R28W, thence West eight miles to the Southwest corner of Section 36, T48N-R30W, thence North 10 miles to the place of beginning, encompassing 78 Sections (78 square miles).
Valley Fire Protection District
how important it is to learn CPR
Anybody can and anybody should learn how to perform CPR
(Cardiopulmonary resuscitation): According to the AHA
(American Heart Association), a stunning 70% of
Americans don’t know how or what to do if somebody is experiencing a cardiac
emergency because they don’t know how to administer CPR or they forgot the
exact technique. This is especially alarming since almost 90% of cardiac
arrests occur at home, knowing how to perform CPR can save the life of a loved
far better to do something than to do nothing at all if you're fearful that
your knowledge or abilities aren't 100 percent complete. Remember, the
difference between you doing something and doing nothing could be someone's
advice from the American Heart Association:
Untrained. If you're not trained in
CPR, then provide hands-only CPR. That means uninterrupted chest compressions
of about 100 a minute until paramedics arrive. You don't need to do rescue
Trained and ready to go.
If you're well-trained and confident in your ability, begin with chest
compressions instead of first checking the airway and doing rescue breathing.
Start CPR with 30 chest compressions before checking the airway and giving
Trained but rusty. If you've previously
received CPR training but you're not confident in your abilities, then just do
chest compressions at a rate of about 100 a minute.
above advice applies to adults, children and infants needing CPR, but not
can keep oxygenated blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs until
more definitive medical treatment can restore a normal heart rhythm.
the heart stops, the lack of oxygenated blood can cause brain damage in only a
few minutes. A person may die within eight to 10 minutes.
To learn CPR properly, take an AHA CPR course
that includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) through Sni Valley Fire Protection District.Call us at (816-690-6990) and find the next
scheduled class for you to learn CPR!