How to Have a Firewise Home

You can make your home safer from wildfire. Learn how with these helpful tips! The document below contains a Home Safety Checklist with simple fixes from roof to foundation to make your home safer from embers and radiant heat. 5c – How to Have a Firewise Home For more information about becoming a recognized Firewise Community, download the…

Hydrant Project

Those of us who come to live out in the Tanque Verde Valley move out here for various reasons. There are many advantages to living here (i.e., beautiful views, elbow room, etc.). There also are, however, some drawbacks. One of these drawbacks is that the infrastructure does not exist to the degree that it does…

Tax Rate Reduction for 2015

The Tanque Verde Fire District has a large surplus of funds, and we decided to slash the tax rate for 2015 to $0.8539 per $100 of assessed value. The new tax bills were effective September 1 and a spot check of ten of them showed an average decrease in the fire district tax of $266.52….

July 2015 Update

The Tanque Verde Valley Fire District recently had Treasurer Robert “Bob” Jones retire as a member of the Board of Directors, after ten years of dedicated service to the district. Bob Jones was the final member of the founding board members to leave, after the retirement of two previous founding members, Kaye Treese and Dave…

Equipment Grants

TVVFD is working with Rural/Metro in submitting equipment grant requests specificly for Station 72 that would benefit our fire district members. The first grant request of $16,000 is for the Zoll AutoPulse System which generates consistent and uniterrupted chest compressions by machine to provide improved blood flow during cardiac arrest. This is an important capability…

March 2013 News Update

In January TVVFD purchased a thermal imaging camera system for use to determine location of the fire source and the existence of humans in a building. The System was purchased for a discounted print of $8,558 using Arizona Fire District Assistance Funds and will be on long term loan to Rural/Metro Station 72.


Board Meeting Our next general meeting will be held in January, 2020. Exact date, time and location will be announced prior to the meeting. Click here to view the agendas and minutes of upcoming and previous meetings.