In 1957 the National Association of Fire Chiefs recommended using a single number for reporting fires. In 1967 a Presidential Commission recommended a single number for all emergencies.  So, in 1968 AT&T established 9-1-1 as the emergency code throughout the United States.  40 years later,  in 2008, Congress recognized April as National 9-1-1 Education Month.  Please checkout the following sites for more info:

nena.org       911.gov         know911.org         911forkids.com          Quick Tips To Know

 

Avra Valley Fire District News

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February 23rd, 2018

Congratulations to Paramedic Karsten Lippert, Paramedic Richard Roscoe, and Firefighter Paxton Moran on completion of the HazMat Technician training!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017

January 1st, 2018 Prior Year Photo Galleries are located under “Your Fire District” We are so proud of our Avra Valley family!  2017 provided many positive changes for the District.  Of significance, our District received an upgraded ISO Rating during 2017.  Please read more by clicking on the top right side menu item.   The 2017 wildland season was …READ MORE