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Quail Creek 4th of July Parade

The big, red fire truck from Green Valley Fire District Station No. 155 kicked off this year’s Fourth of July parade at Quail Creek. Residents…

Unwelcome surprise in Amado creates a buzz

After spending several months riding his motorcycle through South America, the last thing Dan Carr wanted to deal with when he got home on June…

Golf cart accident sends one to the hospital

An 88-year-old man was taken to Banner University Medical Center Saturday after the golf cart he was driving slipped off a path into a ditch…

GVFD given new automated CPR device

Thanks to a $15,000 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, the Green Valley Fire District now has an automated CPR system. The AutoPulse Resuscitation…

Faulty HVAC unit prompts evacuation

People living in four apartments on South Alpha Avenue in Sahuarita were evacuated early Friday after a smoke detector went off. Sahuarita Police Sgt. Michael…

State budget helps local firefighters pitching in during wildfire season

The $11.8 billion budget passed by Arizona lawmakers Monday will double a revolving account set up in 2016 to pay local fire agencies that respond…

Two-vehicle crash sends one to hospital

An 86-year-old woman suffered non-life threatening injuries Saturday morning during a two-vehicle crash. Green Valley Fire District spokesman L.T. Pratt said the Green Valley resident…

Do firefighters still rescue cats? Yes!

The Green Valley Fire District doesn’t just rescue humans. On Sunday around 1 p.m., Mia the cat got stuck behind a hot water heater in…

Bailey the basset hound channels Lassie, saves owner

It happened just like in the movies, Matthew Miller said. On Sunday morning, Miller said his 82-year-old father, Mark, was walking his 11-year-old basset hound,…

Jaws of Life

Thanks to the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Green Valley Fire District firefighters will be able to extricate trapped crash victims much faster, said…