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About Us

Mountain Vista Fire District is a political subdivision of the State of Arizona.  Board members are elected from the community, with district funding through tax collections based on the assessed value of individual properties.  Read more...


Mountain Vista Fire District is working with the Northwest Fire District to provide Fire Marshal services to our community.  What do these changes mean for developers, contractors and those needing fire permit services?

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Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission:  "COMMUNITY FIRST."  Our Vision:  To be the accepted standard of excellence in the delivery of fire and rescue services.  Our Values:  Mountain Vista Fire District will be driven by Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Service.  Read more...

Latest news and updates from Mountain Vista Fire District.

As we come to another holiday season, your emergency responders want to share some important fire and life safety tips with you. Read on and you might just prevent a tragedy that can and does happen to thousands of families each and every year. Don’t let it happen to YOU….

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Mountain Vista Fire District welcomes Lisa L. Douglas as the new District Fire Inspector ll. Fire Inspector Douglas was officially “Pinned”, by MVFD CEO/Fire Chief Ed Wilkerson, Battalion Chief Darin Reid and her husband Mark, in a badging ceremony held on Monday, November 17, 2014, during the District’s regular Board meeting.

Fire Inspector Douglas will work in the Mountain Vista Fire District’s fire prevention division conducting fire safety inspections, plan reviews, code enforcement and fire investigation.

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Mountain Vista Fire District would like to remind everyone to use a little extra caution while preparing your festive meals...

National Fire Protection Association's 2013 "Home Fires Involving Cooking Equipment" report states that in 2011, Thanksgiving was the leading day for home cooking fires, with three times as many fires occurring on this holiday as any average day of the year. Christmas comes in second, with Christmas Eve rounding out the list in third place.  Following some simple safety tips can help to reduce the risk of fire in your home:

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For most of the country, daylight savings time is a time to change your smoke alarm batteries, so as a reminder to the local Arizonians whose clocks never change, it’s time to change your smoke alarm batteries.

Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. Click here for more smoke alarm safety tips.


PIMA COUNTY — Tucson, October 30, 2014.  Mountain Vista Fire District responded to a working structure fire located at 8540 N. Thornydale Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found a small vacant home fully involved in flames. Firefighters had the fire out at approximately 8:30 AM.  The structure is a complete loss and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.  Two fire engines, a water tanker, two rescue units and a command unit were on scene with a total of sixteen firefighters and chief officers. A Northwest Fire District Battalion Chief, Fire Captain and Fire Investigator also assisted with the incident.  No occupants or firefighters were injured.

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