Upgraded Bond Rating For Avra Valley Fire District

We are VERY excited to share a bit of news with you related to our District. We just received notification from Moody’s Investor Services that they are upgrading our bond credit rating from a Baa2 to an A3. This change represents a full two tier upgrade which the Moody’s representative said, “happens very seldomly.”   Moody’s noted that our District has performed with  “strong fiscal management, a solid management team and conservative budgeting.”


The holidays bring lots of hustle and bustle to our homes.  Be sure to remain safe by checking out some important cooking safety tips and other fire safety tips from the National Fire Prevention Association.  The NFPA  states that the top 3 days for candle fires are Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.  The peak months for home heating fires are December, January and February.  So, stay safe and check out some important Do’s and Don’ts to Prevent Home Fires during the holidays.

Avra Valley Fire District News

Highlights From 2018

November 15th, 2018

2018 has been full of activity for Avra Valley Fire District.  One firefighter was promoted to Paramedic. Our firefighters conducted a rigorous training schedule including confined space training, hazmat training, and swift water rescue training.  Our District deployed crews to wildland fires in Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming and California.   Three Board members were sworn in  for another term.  And, winners of the annual chili cookoff – again – a 4-peat !!  Take a look back at the year in review …



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