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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.

Mountain Vista Fire District is hiring a full time Fire Inspector I/II.  Interested candidates will go to https://nationaltestingnetwork.com and complete the application and online testing. Testing at National Testing Network (NTN) will begin August 1, 2014 and continue through August 31, 2014.  The application period may close early if MVFD determines that it has sufficient applications at their sole discretion so prospective applicants are encouraged to apply as quickly as possible.  Candidates are expected to schedule and pay for their testing through the normal NTN process. Applicants must also submit a current resume to Lisa Beck, via email, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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If you hear or see the storm rolling in, take a moment and tune into your local radio or TV station for the latest update on the severity of the storm, and please take any warnings seriously.

Be cautious when dealing with floodwaters, monsoonsafety.org recommends not letting children play near storm drains after a heavy rain. Never attempt to drive through a flooded road, and please don’t drive around barricades.

Stay (or get) inside during a thunderstorm to avoid being struck by lightning, and stay there for 30 minutes after you see the last flash.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014, Mountain Vista Fire District crews had a busy morning responding to and extinguishing two working structure fires. The first, located in the1100 block of W. Newton Drive on the northwest side of Tucson, was an attached workshop off of a garage. The fire was confined to the shop area and was quickly extinguished. Two fire engines, two rescues, a water tender and a command unit with sixteen total personnel were on scene to fight the fire. The cause is thought to be faulty electrical wiring, but is still under investigation.

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2014 marks the 11th year for Arizona to recognize August as Drowning Impact Awareness Month (DIAM)! Phoenix Children’s Hospital started these efforts 11 years ago after recognizing that as a State, our drowning incidents seemed to spike at the end of the summer when water safety practices may become a little more lax. Please join the water safety stakeholders across Arizona, including Mountain Vista Fire District, by supporting the DIAM efforts throughout the month of August.  For more information, click here... For more pool safety tips, click here...

Welcome to the summer edition of "The Responder".  This issue features a message from CEO/Fire Chief Ed Wilkerson, In the news...Mountain Vista Fire District Completes Transition to New Operating Structure, Brush Fire Safety Tips, Grilling Safety Tips, Water Safety Reminder, Spring Open House Update, Fireworks Safety, Blood Drive, Emergency Reponses, Fire Corps Volunteer Program and save the date, October - Firefighter Pancake Breakfast. 2014 Summer Edition