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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…

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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…

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Two Vehicle Accident Closes Abergo Drive

Northbound Abrego Drive was shut down for about an hour Tuesday after a two-vehicle accident near Calle Nacrita in Sahuarita, just south of Duval Mine Road.  Three people were transported to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. One person declined transport.

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…

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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.

Quail Creek woman dies in house fire

A 68-year-old Sahuarita woman died in a house fire in the early morning hours on Saturday.  Green Valley Fire District crews found a house and garage in the 1800 block of East Wintergreen Drive in the Quail Creek Community fully engulfed when they arrived just after 5 a.m..  GVFD spokesman L.T. Pratt said that fire crews…

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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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