Welcome to Tubac Fire District
     2227 E Frontage Rd, Tubac,AZ     520-398-2255

Recent Announcements

  • Bee Safety Residents of Tubac and Rio Rico are encouraged to read the attached document concerning Bee Safety.  During the first week of August there have been mutiple incidents involving attacks from bees.  If you have a medical emergency resulting from attack from bees, you asked to contact "911" stating your location and the severity of the attack.
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 10:41 AM by Mark South
  • Vehicle Up For Public Auction Tubac Fire District is offering a Public Auction of a 1999 Ford E-350 Ambulance. On December 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Station 1 located at 2227 W. Frontage Road, Tubac, AZ. potential buyers can view the vehicle.  The vehicle has 213,409 miles and does not run.  The motor requires a complete re-build.  The Buyer is responsible for removal of the the ambulance from this location within 72 hours.  The vehicle is a "Sold As Is" and can be inspected at same location between Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.  For more information call 520-398-2255.  Click on View More to view picture of ambulance. 
    Posted Dec 4, 2017, 10:54 AM by Mark South
  • Burn Permits  Be sure to secure the proper permit from the District. Include a google map or other map indicating the location of the burn if possible.  Upon submittal of the permit to the Station of your area, then our Tubac staff will inspect the location of the burn to ensure that the burn will not threaten structures or has a chance of escaping.  The burn permits are only good for one calendar year.   At the time of the burn, be sure to contact Tubac Fire and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office advising when the burn will begin.  As always burn with care. 
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 11:53 AM by Mark South
  • Wildfire Fire Response As of December 18, 2017, Tubac currently has a Type 6 Engine assigned to the Thomas Fire in CA.  They report rapid rates of spread coupled with extreme fire behavior make for a challenging assignment to protect structures and natural resources. For the 2017 Fire Season our Staff responded to 49 out of District wildland fires, not to mention responses within District. Tubac fire personnel have supported fire suppression with Type 6 Engines (brush trucks), water tenders, medical personnel coupled with their medical kits and medical UTV, along with logistical support and overhead.  Even though the days are shorter and cooler along with recent December rains doesn't mean that there couldn't be a wildfire close to home.   All ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2017, 10:59 AM by Mark South
  • SMOKE AND CO2 DETECTOR PROGRAM FOR TUBAC FIRE DISTRICT RESIDENTS The Tubac Fire District has received smoke detectors with a 10-year life battery and CO2 detectors for community disbursement from a joint grant program with the Rio Rico Fire District.  Installation of the detectors is conducted by District personnel who have been trained through the program.  A home safety survey is also offered along with the installation.  The safety survey is not required, but may be helpful in identifying home safety concerns that may be overlooked.    The crews are not qualified to check hard wired detectors and will only install the battery operated ones adjacent to existing detectors.  A liability form will be required to be signed.  An appointment can be scheduled by calling our main office at 398 ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2015, 12:36 PM by Michael Lindsey
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