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Picture Rocks Fire District has kicked off its annual Toys for Kids drive. To donate to this program, please drop off new and unwrapped toys to the PRFD fire station or Administration Building between now and Dec. 5, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
photo Courtesy of Picture Rocks Fire District, The first fire station in Picture Rocks was a simple office with a carport attached. It was located where the current Picture Rocks Fire District Administration building sits today at 12121 W. Picture Rocks Road.
In March 1977, two children died in a residential structure fire in the Picture Rocks community.
With a $7,500 grant, Picture Rocks Firefighter and outreach coordinator Billie Moon has secured a batch of advanced safety car seats for children.
The governing board of the Picture Rocks Fire District has unanimously voted to end all further study and discussions with Northwest Fire District regarding a possible merger or consolidation.
A house fire in Picture Rocks that started in a garage destroyed a double-wide mobile home, a single-wide home that was used as a storage shed, and three vehicles last Wednesday.
Candidates for Picture Rocks Fire District Governing Board, seated from left: David Putnam, Sherryn “Vicki” Marshall, Sandra Watson; standing, Moderator Jennifer Burns.
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.
Golder Ranch Fire District Battalion Chief Bill Foss, right, speaks with Picture Rocks Fire District firefighters prior to a training exercise at the Northwest Fire District’s training facility.
New fire stations are popping up in several of the fire districts that cover Marana, Oro Valley and unincorporated northwest Pima County.
This morning around 11 A.M. Golder Ranch Fire District Units responded to a reported house fire in the 60,000 block of Alpine way in Eagle Crest. When units arrived on scene they found smoke coming from the structure and made an aggressive attack on the fire.
One year after the shooting which marked Jan. 8 as a tragic day, The Northwest Fire District Interagency Corps of Chaplains sponsored Moving Forward, an honorary ceremony which recognized public service personnel for their dedication to the community on Sunday.
Sunday night’s monsoon storm kept police and fire officials busy with rescues, including one that involved a 93-year old woman.
Crew leader Monica Rosano of Picture Rocks Fire District goes over procedures of how and when to deploy a fire shelter.
At approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday, units from the Avra Valley Fire District responded to reports of a garage fire on Silverbell Road.
At the midpoint of the year - on July 1 - the Mountain Vista Fire District will become what it calls “fully operational” by adding 33 firefighters to its full time staff.
Picture Rocks Fire District firefighter Scott Lackey hunkers low in the doorway with his fire attack team as Golder Ranch Fire District Battalion Chief Bill Foss twists a doorknob and opens a steel door. Blackish-brown smoke billows out of the entrance as the Picture Rocks firefighters start a ventilation fan to help clear the smoke, then crawl into the room, pulling a charged 1-3/4-inch hose line to extinguish the fire.
Northwest Fire District has responded to two motorcycle accidents this morning according to Captain Adam Goldberg.
Northwest Fire District responded to a motorcycle accident at Harman Lane and Cortaro Farms Road on Saturday.
No injuries were reported following a fire in the town of Oracle that burned through 3.96 acres on June 12.
A brush fire that led to the burning of three homes in the Town of Oracle has been contained, according to reports from Northwest Fire District Captain Adam Goldberg.
The deadline for submission of an annexation petition for the Teal Blue Trail area in unincorporated Pima County to be brought into the Northwest Fire/Rescue District has passed without enough property owners agreeing to be annexed.
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.