Avra Valley Fire District News

CURRENTLY HAPPENING IN OUR DISTRICT

September 12th, 2017

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 !