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2018 Highlights

2018 was full of activity for Avra Valley Fire District.

  • Congratulations to Firefighter of the Year, Captain Mike Tharp! 
  • Congratulations to Captain Tony Donaldson for 10 years of service to the District. 
  • Congratulations to Firefighter Cory Wellman who was promoted to Paramedic.
  • Our firefighters conducted a rigorous training schedule including confined space training, hazmat training, and swift water rescue training. 
  • Our District deployed crews to wildland fires in Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming and California.   
  • Three Board members were sworn in  for another term. 
  • And, our District won the annual chili cookoff – again – a 4-peat !!