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They Made the Day Special!!!

Happy Valentine’s Day Shift A Station 152 Capt. M. Landman, Engr. K. Thomas, FF A. Roush During their busy day of handling several calls, stopped in to Canyon Valley Memory Care for a visit. Realizing it’s more than emergency calls and fighting fires that reach people, they dropped in to hand out candies to the…

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Teenager injured after rolling vehicle in Madera Reserve

A teenage driver was sent to the hospital Friday after rolling the vehicle he was driving off the road in Madera Reserve. The Green Valley Fire District responded around noon to South Kent Springs Place and East Josephine Canyon Drive, where the mid-sized SUV had gone off the side of the road. The male driver…

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Brush fire caused by person trying to fuel bus

A 50-acre brush fire threatened several structures in Arivaca before it was brought under control Thursday afternoon. The fire broke out in the 16500 block of West Arivaca Road, near Universal Ranch Road, early Thursday afternoon and involved more than 35 firefighters from the Green Valley Fire District, Elephant Head Volunteer Fire Department, Arivaca Fire…

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Golf course debris pile catches fire

Green Valley residents living near Haven Golf Course were woken up early this morning when a pile of tree branches and other debris on the property caught fire shortly before 3:30 a.m. No structures were threatened by the fire and Green Valley Fire District firefighters allowed it to burn itself out, said GVFD Spokesman L.T….

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Dumpster fire behind Arizona Family Restaurant

The Green Valley Fire District made quick work of a dumpster fire early Sunday morning. Firefighters responded to the dumpster behind Arizona Family Restaurant shortly after 3:45 a.m., and had the blaze out a few minutes later. A tree hanging over the dumpster had to be pulled away to contain the fire. There were no injuries, according…

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Safety on the Way

Green Valley Fire District picked up 50 car seats from Tucson Medical Center for its Car Seat Program that has certified child passenger safety technicians from the fire district assisting people with correct installation of child seats.  They also inspect and provide car seats, if necessary.  The 50 seats were donated to “Safe Kids” Pima…

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Propane Training

Eighteen firefighters from the Green Valley Fire District participated in a Live Fire exercise this week involving propane tanks.  The Rio Rico Fire Department hosted the three day training, which was created by AmeriGas and attended by multiple fire departments, including those from Tucson, Nogales and Tubac.  

Elks Lodge Firefighter of the Year

  Green Valley Elks Lodge #2592 honored Green Valley Fire District firefighter Johnny O’Campo as the “Firefighter of the Year” Friday night.  Pictured with O’Campo is Battalion Chief Brian Wilford.  O’Camp was nominated for the award by the Green Valley Fire District Firefighters Association.

Time Honored

Volunteer Fire Corps members Anne Birch and Bob Budnick were honored by Green Valley Fire District’s Fire Chief Chuck Wunder for volunteering more than 4500 hours each.  They began their volunteer service when the Fire Corps program was initiated.  Bob specializes in installing rapid entry lock boxes that GVFD crews use to gain entry to…

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Two injured in car crash

Two people were transported to Green Valley Hospital following a T-bone crash in southern Sahuarita on Thursday night. Green Valley Fire District personnel responded shortly after 9 p.m. to the area of Beta Street and South Frontage Road.  Two people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while another person declined transport, according to…

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Brush Fire along I-19

Fire Fighters from the Green Valley Fire Distrtict responded to a roadside brush fire along I-19 SB at KM67 on the west shoulder. The fire was extinguished quickly and was approximately 600’ x 20’ in size at the time fire fighters arrived.  No injuries reported.    

Two injured in T-bone crash in Sahuarita

Two people were transported to Green Valley Hospital following a T-bone crash in southern Sahuarita on Thursday night. Green Valley Fire District personnel responded shortly after 9 p.m. to the area of Beta Street and South Frontage Road. Two people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while another person declined transport, according to…

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