Mayer Meals on Wheels Firefighter appreciation luncheon on 9/22/16

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Sep 242016
 

Members of the Yavapai Sheriffs Department as well as the Mayer Area Meals on Wheels honored our local firefighters with an award ceremony as well as lunch. Kudos to Assistant Chief Michael McGhee and Firefighter/EMT Steve Quintero for a job well done!

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2016 Cordes Lakes Days a huge success!

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Sep 242016
 

Mayer Firefighters participated again in the annual Cordes Lakes Days celebration.  Crews promoted fire safety, answered questions of the community and even demonstrated vehicle extrication techniques cutting apart two vehicles.

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Yavapai County Burn ban has been lifted

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Aug 042016
 

Effective 8:00 AM, Monday, August 1, 2016, Yavapai County will lift fire restrictions for all of Yavapai County. Yavapai County has received significant moisture, and fire conditions have moderated significantly across the various Fire Ban Zones. Forecast indicates continued and increasing moisture for Yavapai County. Fire Bans are jurisdictional and each fire district may set the limits of their fire ban or stage restrictions. Please check with your fire district prior to burning, and exercise caution while burning.

Yavapai County Department of Emergency Management link for current information : http://www.regionalinfo-alert.org/

Seasonal Monsoon storms keep MFD crews busy

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Aug 042016
 

Mayer Fire crews have been extremely busy with lightning ignited wildfires and vehicle accidents related to the active seasonal monsoon weather.  Please be cautious while driving on wet roadways and do not cross areas of standing or flowing water.

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Bug Creek Fire impacts the community of Cordes Lakes

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Jul 012016
 

The Bug Creek Fire started south of Cordes Junction off I-17 near mile marker 262 and was reported at 10:45 a.m. June 28, 2016.  Numerous residents were evacuated as structures were in immediate threat of the over 1000 acres fast moving wildfire.  As of July 1st 2016, the fire is 100% contained.  Mayer Fire along with Central Arizona Fire Medical Authority, Prescott Fire Department, Black Canyon City Fire District, Camp Verde Fire District, Prescott National Forest, BLM, AZ State Fire, YCSO, DPS, ADOT, AZDEM, APS, and numerous local volunteers assisted in the suppression, evacuation, and logistical needs.  A job well done by all as there were no reported injuries or structures lost.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Follow the link below for detailed information regarding the Bug Creek Fire.

http://www.dcourier.com/news/2016/jun/30/fighting-bug-creek-fire-took-help-many-partners/

 

 

Officer Appreciation BBQ at the Mayer Meals on Wheels

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Jun 082016
 

Mayer Fire Personnel had the honor of cooking and serving lunch to many of our local DPS and YCSO Officers at the annual Mayer Meals on Wheels Officer Appreciation BBQ.  Pictured being awarded for supreme service and sacrifice are DPS Trooper Jeremy Barr and YCSO Deputy Chuck Owens.

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Mayer Fire joins the “One Less Spark” Campaign

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Jun 072016
 

Mayer Fire joins the Prescott National Forest, BLM, Sherriff’s Posse, and Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority at Sunset Point last week to educate the public on “One Less Spark” campaign.   Pictured with Smokey Bear are Fire Chief Eric Kriwer, Engineer Paramedic Brian Simington and Mandy Ayers from CAFMA.

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