Avra Valley Fire District News


July 3rd, 2017

Summer 2017:  The Avra Valley family extends sincere thanks to all of our wildland firefighters.  Chris Ing and David Collings celebrated their birthdays while deployed to the Goodwin Fire.  We are so proud of you!

June 2017:  Congratulations to Captain Dan Coody on 10 years of service to the District.  We really appreciate all you do!  Here’s to 10 more years !!

And, we welcome Firefighter Paxton Moran to the Avra Valley family.  

April 2017:  Captain Beatty lead three weeks of Rope Rescue Training with agencies Avra Valley, Rural Metro, Mountain Vista, Drexel Heights, Pascua Yaqui, and Green Valley.  All students received their State certification.

April 26, 2017:  We welcome Firefighter Christopher Lee to the Avra Valley family!

April 24, 2017:  Congratulations to Assistant Chief Klein on successfully obtaining his Executive Fire Officer credentials from FEMA.  Well done !!

April 2017:   Avra Valley Fire District assisted with instructing  the IAFF Hazmat First Responder Operations Class for the Golder Ranch Fire Academy.   Avra Valley was given the opportunity to assist seasoned instructors to train new personnel in hazmat operation, as well as gain valuable experience learning how to instruct this material. Here are some picture of the practicals :  

April 8, 2017:  Avra Valley Fire District provided Easter festivities at the first annual Red Rock Spring Fling event.

March 2017:  Avra Valley Fire District was proud to participate in the Marana Founder’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 25.

February 2017:   Our Avra Valley Firefighters regularly participate in training exercises.  See our firefighters as they train for firefighting/rescue  in confined spaces..

Avra Valley Firefighters recently visited the Marana HeadStart Preschool and spent an evening reading with “Rocky” at the Roadrunner Elementary School.   Thanks for educating our community !!