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We are hiring for Dispatchers and Firefighters!

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Want to apply for the combined Drexel Heights and Green Valley Fire Districts’ Fire Academy, but don’t have your certifications yet? Call Lisa at 520-571-8700 or 520-784-3257 or email her at lcreager@drexelfire.org. LET’S CHECK OUT YOUR OPTIONS!

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Thank you guys!! You really make a difference to us!

“I would sincerely like to thank the emergency response team that came to our home in the early hours of New Year’s. My MIL had fallen out of bed and hit her head and hip (ended up with fractured pelvis) and they were there within 4 minutes of my call! It felt like forever at the time, but emergencies are like that. The gentlemen who arrived onsite- paramedics and firemen; were quick and very concerned for our fragile, elderly Mom. They were efficient and caring and got Mom some meds, loaded up and taken to the ER. It was a bad time for a senior to be in hospital, with the COVID lockdowns going on, but we so appreciate the care they took with her and the really fast response time! You’ll be glad to know, Mom has mostly healed from the fracture and had no concussion. She’s doing all…

Firefighter injured at fire on Tucson’s southwest side

The fire happened in the 4800 block of South Fickett Avenue on Tuesday morning, June 1.(Drexel Heights Fire District) Published: Jun. 1, 2021 at 8:23 AM MST TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – One firefighter suffered a second-degree burn and three others were shocked while trying to extinguish a fire near Mission and Irvington roads on Tuesday morning, June 1. The fire happened in the 4800 block of South Fickett Avenue. It involved three vehicles and extended to an unoccupied single-wide mobile home that was used for storage. According to the Drexel Heights Fire District, the electrical shocks came as a result of “illegally run” electricity that had to be secured by Tucson Electric Power crews. The firefighter who received the burn got the injury on the wrist. No further information was immediately available about the firefighter’s condition or treatment of the injury.

It’s that time of year again to remind you of some HIKING SAFETY TIPS

Hiking is a wonderful form of exercise and outdoor activity. Safe hiking requires some planning. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned mountain topper we hope you will consider these tips. PICK THE TRAIL THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU!  Trails have difficulty levels associated with them. Planning a trail is based on your hiking experience, what you can comfortably fit in a backpack based on what you might need for specific equipment, food, water, and your physical ability to carry that pack. Terrain is an important consideration. Be sure you can handle steep hills, and the environment in terms of temperature, humidity, special equipment needed. And don’t forget to check the altitude you will be going into. Generally, if you are living in the Tucson valley, a climb over 8,000 feet can put you at risk of altitude sickness. And it’s always a good idea to hike with a…

DID YOU KNOW. . . IF YOU NEED HELP, AND CAN'T CALL, YOU CAN NOW TEXT 9-1-1!!!

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COVID-19 information

For more information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
For the safety of our employees and the public, all of our Fire Stations and other offices have been closed and the public will not be granted access. Employees will continue to work and our readiness to respond to calls for assistance will not be affected. Residents requiring medical care or other services are directed to call 9-1-1.

Thank you for your patience as the Nation deals with the COVID-19 outbreak.