The holidays bring lots of hustle and bustle to our homes. Be sure to remain safe by checking out some important cooking safety tips and other fire safety tips from the National Fire Prevention Association. The NFPA states that the top 3 days for candle fires are Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The peak months for home heating fires are December, January and February. So, stay safe and check out some important Do’s and Don’ts to Prevent Home Fires during the holidays.
FIRE SAFETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS
Avra Valley Fire District News
Prior Year Photo Galleries are located under “Your Fire District”. Current happenings are below:
November 4, 2017: Avra Valley Firefighters won the annual chili cookoff for the third year in a row ! Way to go and pass the chili !!
September 27, 2017: Avra Valley Fire Board welcomes new member, James Haffner.
September 27, 2017: Our firefighters conducted a tour of Station 194 for local school children.
Wildland Season 2017: Wildfires have burned several states this summer including, Arizona, California and Oregon. Thank you to our Avra Valley Firefighters who have deployed to these fires. Two of our firefighters celebrated birthdays while attending wildfires. The community in Southern Arizona which was severly affected by the Lizard Fire presented a gift to our wildland firefighters.
2017 In The Community: Our District participated in the Marana Founder’s Day Parade. In April, our firefighters participated in the Red Rock Spring Fling. Throughout the year, our firefighters have conducted several school tours, participated in special school events, and provided 150 backpacks to grade school children in the community. Thanks for all you do!
2017 Firefighter Training: During 2017, our firefighters participated in confined space training, hazmat training, and rope rescue training. Good work everyone!
2017 Firefighter Achievements: Congratulations to Assistant Chief Klein who completed his EFO certification at the National Fire Academy. Congratulations to Firefighter Kyle Campbell who graduated from paramedic school in September. And, congratulations to Captain Coody on achieving 10 years of service to the District. Also, during 2017 we welcomed two new firefighters. We are so proud !