MOODY’S UPGRADED BOND RATING TO A3.
AVFD RECEIVED GRANT FOR EXTRICATION EQUIPMENT
Az Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Press Release
Luis Castaneda, Jr.
Fire Board Chairman
Thank you for 10 years of service to the Avra Valley Fire District. We thank you for your dedication and commitment to the citizens of Avra Valley. We look forward to many more years!
NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION MONTH
Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12, 2019. This year’s campaign recognizes the everyday people who motivate their households to develop and practice a home fire escape plan. In a fire situation, advance planning can make a life-saving difference! Not Every Hero Wears a Cape! Plan and Practice Your Escape!
Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public health and safety observance on record. Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed during the week in which October 9 falls. Historically, October 9 marks the date of two very devasting fires. The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 is probably the most well known. Remember the account of Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicking over a lantern in the barn? This horrific incident killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres of land. An even more devastating fire occurred the same day in Northeast Wisconsin, leveling 16 towns and destroying 1.2 million acres.