Northwest Fire District was formed in 1983 by residents of the northwest metropolitan Tucson area to ensure that the community received consistent, high-quality emergency services at a reasonable cost. Since its inception, the District has provided increasingly higher levels of fire protection and emergency medical services to a rapidly growing population.
Safety And Prevention Information
Northwest Fire District
Standards of Cover
Second Edition, October 2011
Fire Chief Michael J Brandt
Fire Chief Michael J Brandt has led the Northwest Fire District (NWFD) since 2012 in its mission to save lives, protect property and care for the community. NWFD provides fire suppression, emergency medical and prevention services to approximately 110,000 citizens. Based on residential population, the Northwest Fire District is the largest in the state of Arizona.
Chief Brandt is known for a saying he often uses to guide the actions of his staff: "Do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason."
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