Station 192 New Building Construction Has Begun !!

Last year we opened a 4th Fire Station in Red Rock.    This year we are excited to be constructing a new station building at our Fire Station 192 located at 16550 W Orange Grove…


Avra Valley Fire Station 194 officially began running calls on January 2, 2015.  Grand Opening Festivities were held on January 10, 2015. Red Rock residents can now call their insurance carriers for lower insurance rates.


Highlights from the Grand Opening Festivities:


  And,  look at our newest Fire Station in Red Rock !!

Avra Valley Fire District News


June 10th, 2015

Picacho Peak July 24, 2015:  Firefighters Mike Ryder, Will Miller, Ricky Gillmore, Jeremy Beatty, Jason Bowden, Luis Montano and Assistant Chief Klein enjoy Picacho Peak!


Wildland Fire July 2015:  Firefighters Chris George, John Hemmings, Ryan Kreitner and Brett Moffitt deployed to California.  Firefighters George and Hemmings at Cecil Lake. Firefighter Kreitner provided pics of Mt. Shasta and Salmon River.

Wildland Fire June 17, 2015:  Firefighters David Collings,  Mike Ryder,  Jeremiah Enriquez and Ryan Kreitner deployed to the Kearny Fire.

Avra Valley Firefighters participate in Swift Water Rescue Training June 10, 2015:

Avra Valley Firefighters demonstrated apparatus for Vacation Bible School children at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.

April 6, 2015:  A memorial service was held at Station 194 for firefighter/EMT, Jeff Stewart.  Mr. Stewart served as Fire Chief of the Avra Valley Fire District from 1988 – 1994.

April 2, 2015:     Pinal County Supervisor Smith held the first “Town Hall” meeting at Station 194. Look for future meetings to be held at our station in Red Rock.

Pinal Supervisor Smith Town Hall 4-2-15






March 17, 2015:   Avra Valley firefighters attend Landing Zone training with the LifeNet crew.

5 Year Service Pins were awarded to Will Miller, FF/Paramedic,  Mike Ryder, FF/EMT, and Mark Velasquez, FF/Paramedic.    Congratulations and thank you for your service!   We look forward to many more years !!

January 2015 –  Congratulations to firefighters promoted to Captain:  Captain Patrick Calhoun, Captain Daniel Coody and Captain Tony Donaldson.  Thank you for your years of service – here’s to many more !!

AVFD 2014 Awards Banquet,  December 2014:  Click here for description Congratulations to Firefighter of the Year, Jason Bowden.  Congratulations to Assistant Chief Klein who received the prestigious Million Award for outstanding service to the District.  Congratulations to all the firefighters who were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty.  Special thanks to Mrs. Laura Coody for service to the Avra Community and to Ms. Sara Bauer and firefighter Izzie Martinez for managing the Adopt-a-Family program.

Thank you to firefighter Izzie Martinez and Ms. Sara Bauer for a fantastic job on the Adopt-a-Family Program !!

Thank you to all our firefighters who have participated in recent community events, including the 9-11 StairClimb Event and the VFW Wreath Ceremony honoring Veteran’s Day.

November 2014:  Congratulations to FF/Paramedic Brett Moffitt.  Brett most recently served with the Northwest Hotshots.  Welcome to the Avra family!

October 2014:  Congratulations to Jeremy Beatty on his promotion to Captain.   Jeremy came to the Avra family as a Reserve FF/CEP in December 2011.   He was promoted to full-time FF/Paramedic in 2012 and has served the District for several years.  Thank you for your dedication and congratulations on your achievement!

August 2014:  Congratulations newly promoted FF/EMTs and FF/Paramedics !!



Badge Pinnings earlier in the year… July 2014:  Firefighter/EMT Izzie Martinez

May 2014:  Firefighter/EMT Eric House