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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Mayer Fire Appoints new Fire Board Member Karen Paterno

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Jun 072016
 

MAYER FIRE DISTRICT: May 26, 2016

On Tuesday May 17, 2016, the Mayer Fire District Governing Board selected Karen Paterno to serve on the Fire Board. The board vacancy fills the position vacated by Jeremy Tucker and will end in November of 2018. Karen Paterno has been a Mayer resident for 30 years and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. The Mayer Fire District would like to welcome Karen to our board and we look forward to working with her in the future. Two qualified candidates applied for the open position. Michele Baca who has been a Mayer resident for 3 years also showed interest to serve the community as a fire board member.

The Mayer Fire Board is currently full and will have two positons up for election in November 2016. The term will run from November 2016 to November 2020.

 

See attached photo: Fire Board Chairman Paul Coe swears in Karen Paterno to serve on the Mayer Fire District Governing Board.

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Mayer Fire joined DPS for a public safety school talk

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May 262016
 

On May 18th, Mayer Fire along with DPS met with the 3rd grade elementary school students to talk about public safety.  The kids had a blast asking questions and learning about firefighting/police equipment.

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Mayer Firefighters joined the 2016 Mayer Daze

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May 262016
 

Mayer Firefighters assisted with serving food at the 2016 Mayer Daze and joined the parade on May 14th.  MFD also held an open house at fire station 21 which is located across the street from the event itself.

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