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Two hurt as minivan, motorcycle collide

Two people from Tucson were injured Sunday when their motorcycle was struck by a minivan in Green Valley, according to the Green Valley Fire District. The Crash occurred about 11:15 a.m. at Paseo del Prado and Continental Road.  Both people on the motorcycle were taken to a Tucson hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Neither was…

Bike Down

A 69-year-old motorcyclist laid down his bike near Continental and Duval Mine Road on Monday evening.  The man was taken to a Tucson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The accident occurred about 6:45 p.m., and Green Valley Fire District responded.

I-19 Crash

Two 40-year-old women got themselves out of their vehicle after it rolled on southbound interstate 19 about two miles south of Canoa Road on Monday afternoon.  they were taken to a Tucson hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  both were wearing seat belts.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gas leak in GV under control

Green Valley residents left without gas after Southwest Gas crews damaged a four-inch line this morning should have it back this afternoon, said Southwest Gas spokeswoman Sonya Headen. Seven people from three homes in the Sunrise Vista neighborhood were evacuated around 11 a.m. after maintenance crews struck the line, Headen said. A total of 35…

GVFD crews help fight fire in Nogales

Green Valley Fire District was among several agencies that responded to a wildfire in the Vista del Cielo area of Nogales on Friday. The fire originated in a recycling company and spread with heavy winds into the adjoining desert. GVFD worked with crews from Nogales Fire Department, Nogales Suburban Fire District, Rio Rico Fire District,…

Water Heater Fire Sparks Evacuation

A smoldering fire erupted Wednesday morning when a homeowner opened a door to a water heater, prompting the evacuation of a Green Valley home. Rose Englund said she opened her hot water heater closet when looking for something and discovered the fire.  She called 911 and she and her husband evacuated their home in the…

Headed for Christmas

Green Valley Fire District Firefighter Mark Savalle shakes hands with Green Valley resident Ferdinand LaRocca at the Stuff the Truck event Saturday outside Walmart.  GVFD and the international Association of Fire Fighters Local 4125 collected toys and cash donations for their Adopt-A-Family program throughout the day.  “Wherever I am, I do this,” said LaRocca, a…

Single Vehicle Rollover on I-19

Two people died and one person was injured Friday in a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 19. The rollover occurred on southbound I-19 just south of Canoa Road at 4:54 p.m., according to the Department of Public Safety.  A DPS said the driver of a pickup lost control, drove off the road, onto the shoulder and…

Local Heros Breakfast

Each Year Prestige Assisted Living shows their appreciation for the services of First Responders and EMT personnel by inviting them to enjoy a delicious breakfast and friendly company with the residents.

Golf Cart Rollover

A 66-year-old male driver of a golf cart was uninjured Wednesday morning after the vehicle rolled over at La Canada Drive and San Ignacio.  The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of the incident.  Members of the Green Valley Fire District were on scene.

Making the Grade

A dozen local residents graduated from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Course on Sept. 17. From left are Mary Anne Stanford, Lynn Heskett, Alan Hutton, Brenda Moline, Trish Hoge, David Mayberry, Sandra Thornton, Erick Heskett, Judy Squires, Roger Wood, Lynn Callaway and Susan Allen. The group completed the 20-hour course sponsored by the…

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