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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.
Picture Rocks Fire District will not hold CPR/First Aid classes December and January. They will start up again in February. In 2015, there will be a $15 fee to take the class for district residents, and $25 for non-district residents.
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.
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.
Candidates for Picture Rocks Fire District Governing Board, seated from left: David Putnam, Sherryn “Vicki” Marshall, Sandra Watson; standing, Moderator Jennifer Burns.
With a $7,500 grant, Picture Rocks Firefighter and outreach coordinator Billie Moon has secured a batch of advanced safety car seats for children.
On June 28, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Tucson Mountain District deputies responded to Ina Road and Ellexson Drive reference a single vehicle collision. When deputies arrived, they learned 38-year-old Geneva McClean left a birthday party driving southbound on Ellexson Drive on an ATV. She drove through the intersection at Ina Road and collided head on with a brick and mortar mailbox.
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.
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.
Crew leader Monica Rosano of Picture Rocks Fire District goes over procedures of how and when to deploy a fire shelter.
Cheers erupted from the blue-colored bleachers as basketball player, Jamie Wilson, threw his arms in the air as he ran past the section of students at Marana High School. The second quarter had just ended and the Special Olympics athletes at Marana trailed their opponent by but a few points.
Northwest Fire District has responded to two motorcycle accidents this morning according to Captain Adam Goldberg.
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.
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 6500 hundred block of West Ina Road just before 6 a.m. after a car struck an above ground three-quarter-inch high pressure gas line. The gas line pressure was 350 psi.
On Sunday, June 30, at about 2 p.m., Avra Valley Fire District, Northwest Fire District, Picture Rocks Fire District and Southwest Ambulance received reports of several numbers of undocumented aliens suffering from heat exhaustion.
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.
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.