Wednesday, September 11, 2013 4:00 am
Since the tragic events in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania 12 years ago, Americans have shown an even greater respect for the men and women in public safety. Their heroic actions are an inspiration to all of us who are fortunate to live in this great country.
Monday, August 19, 2013 9:05 am
Northwest Fire crews responded to I-10 and Avra Valley Road at 2:49 p.m. Sunday after reports of a vehicle rollover.
Sunday, August 18, 2013 4:58 pm
Northwest Fire crews responded to I-10 and Avra Valley Road at 2:49pm today after reports of a vehicle rollover.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:22 pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:00 am
A pair of well-used work gloves still rest atop a bathroom sink in the Avra Valley home of firefighter William Warneke. Chunks of drywall are piled up in the bedroom corner. There are holes in the floor of the would-be master bathroom, covered only by flimsy cardboard.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
Northwest Fire District’s governing board approved a contract for Michael J. Brandt to become its fire chief, dropping the “interim” from his current title when the two-year contract kicks in on May 28.
Friday, January 11, 2013 11:00 am
Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:50 pm
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
Mountain Vista Fire District has surpassed the number of signatures of owners and the amount of property value required to annex nearly four square miles of Northwest Tucson into its district for fire protection.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 2:34 pm
Amber Lights Retirement Community
Saturday, September 8, 2012 9:22 am
On Friday at 4:30 a.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department received a 9-1-1 call from a male individual who reported he was stuck in a wash with his vehicle but got out safely. The incident location was reported to be at Sandario Road and Manville Road. However, it was later determined to be closer to the intersection of Manville Road and Avra Road. The caller said he heard a male yelling for help and advising that his legs were broken. The caller could not see the other male, but only heard him.
Monday, July 30, 2012 1:42 pm
Sunday night’s monsoon storm kept police and fire officials busy with rescues, including one that involved a 93-year old woman.
Thursday, July 5, 2012 2:35 pm
On July 4, at approximately 8:35 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call about a female teenager, who reportedly was on a horse and stuck in the Blanco Wash. Deputies of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Tucson Mountain District responded to the incident location near Lambert Lane and Derringer Road. They were supported by deputies of the Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Unit and the Avra Valley Fire Department.
Friday, May 4, 2012 3:23 pm
Just after 9 a.m. Friday morning, crews from the Northwest Fire District's Hazmat team were called to the on ramp of Eastbound Interstate 10 at Avra Valley Road after a report of a “blue powder” that was on the roadway after falling from a truck.
Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:05 am
The Northwest Fire District responded to a single vehicle
rollover this morning on Avra Valley road approximately a quarter
of a mile west of Interstate 10.
Monday, December 26, 2011 1:31 pm
Around 2:14 a.m. Monday morning, the Avra Valley Fire District
responded to a mobile-home fire at 16940 W. Peccary LN.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 9:05 am
Not all the Christmas gifts that area children in need receive
this year will fit under the tree. One child in particular will
wake up to something that will help visions of sugarplums dance in
his head – a new bed.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 3:00 am
Applicants sought for OV P&Z spot
Friday, August 26, 2011 9:03 am
A dust storm caused a 10-vehicle crash north of Tucson Thursday
night, where an infant was pronounced dead on the scene.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 3:00 am
Man injured in Avra Valley house fire
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 3:00 am
NPCCC chamber seeks awards nominations
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
Besides classroom disruption, a fire started in the boys
bathroom at Marana High School last week, caused minimal
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 12:00 am
Avra Valley Fire District has had its share of problems in the
past, but those are behind it now, according to the district’s new
chief, who is beginning to put his personal stamp on the department
and how it functions.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:00 pm
Where would MUSD spend bond money?
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
New fire stations are popping up in several of the fire
districts that cover Marana, Oro Valley and unincorporated
northwest Pima County.