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The Northwest Fire District has a new lifesaving device thanks to a grant. The fire district purchased a hydraulic extrication tool, which are used to free trapped motorists after a crash, thanks to a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Northwest Fire District Firefighters test out their new set of tools which was funded by a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Northwest Fire District Firefighters test out their new set of tools generally known as the “Jaws-of-Life.”
Chabad of Oro Valley will ignite a public menorah erected at the Oro Valley Public Library followed by a community-wide celebration on the 2nd night of Chanukah, which falls out on December 17. The ceremony will feature greetings from Mayor Hiremath, a fantastic fire show, hot latkes, fresh donuts, lively music, and crafts for kids.
Northwest Fire District firefighters invite the public and local businesses to join them in helping those less fortunate this holiday season by donating non-perishable food, toys, or cash at upcoming “Stuff the Truck” events or by bringing items for donation to any NWFD fire station. All proceeds go to local families.
Over the course of 12 weeks, 17 Marana residents went through the Marana Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy and after 42 hours of instruction the group has a better understanding of what the various aspects of the department do.
What were tears of sadness 10 days ago are now tears of joy for the Mullins family who was reunited with their four-month-old puppy, Mocha, today at the McDonald's in Marana.
Northwest Fire District Battalion Chief Dave Resnick and other firefighters pet Violeta Mullin's puppy.
It’s the time of year when we all feel more thankful for everything we have. We count our blessings a little more and appreciate the people and organizations that make our lives complete.
Northwest Fire crews responded to a single vehicle roll-over accident, finding an SUV with heavy damage on the side of Interstate 10 near Tangerine Farms Rd.
Northwest Fire crews responded to a single vehicle roll-over accident on Thursday morning at approximately 7:30AM. Crews found an SUV with heavy damage on the side of Interstate 10 near Tangerine Farms Rd.
Drexel Heights Fire District has hired a new Fire Marshal to oversee the district’s Fire Prevention Division.
Earlier this month 13 Oro Valley Dolphin football players were honored at a scholarship luncheon for the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation.
The public is invited to a special event on Friday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. in the auditorium located at 1495 E. Ranch Vistoso Blvd. The program will feature Golder Ranch Fire Department EMS Battalion Chief Josh Hurguy and Oro Valley Water Utility Conservationist Karn Boyce.
Pima County has settled with survivors of a man killed during a police standoff outside of his northwest-side home in 2011.
Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors.
Elementary students with Rattlesnake Ridge had the opportunity to partner with Northwest Fire District as part of the department's Mini Muster's program, which helps celebrate Fire Prevention Month. Students were educated on basic fire drills, such as operating a real fire hose and wearing full fire gear. The department also spoke on the importance of taking measures to prevent fires.
Partnering with the Gladden Farms Community to provide a day full of fall festivities, live entertainment and food, the town of Marana will be hosting, for the first time, the Marana Harvest Festival on Oct. 25.
Coyote Trail second grader Devyn Humbert learns what it is like to run in full fire fighter gear during Northwest Fire’s Mini Musters program.
McKenna Cagle, a Coyote Trail second grader, operates a real fire hose during Northwest Fire’s Mini Musters program.
Christian Mulhall learns to crawl to safety while blindfolded as part of Northwest Fire’s Mini Musters program to celebrate Fire Prevention Month.
Candidates for Legislative District 11 State Senate and House of Representatives will appear at the second 2014 Election Forum sponsored by Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Picture Rocks Community Center, 5615 N. Sanders Road. Former State Representative from Picture Rocks Jennifer Burns will again moderate as invited Senate candidates Jo Holt (D) and Steve Smith (R) respond to questions submitted from the community.