Fire District was formed on January 1, 2002 with the merger of Verde Rural Fire District and Cornville-Page
Springs Fire District. This merger was approved by the voters on November 6, 2001. Prior to the merger,
Verde Rural Fire District was originally formed on December 21, 1964 and served the Verde Village and
Bridgeport areas as well as portions of Camp Verde and Cottonwood. Cornville-Page Springs Fire District was
originally formed on October 5, 1970 and served the Cornville and Page Springs areas including Verde Santa
On July 1, 2016,
Verde Valley Fire District consolidated Clarkdale Fire District into the District’s boundaries. The process
for the consolidation is outlined in A.R.S. §48-822. The boundaries of Clarkdale Fire District included the
incorporated area of the Town of Clarkdale, including the Clarkdale Community of the Yavapai-apache Nation,
plus an additional 0.82 square miles of unincorporated area within Yavapai County adjacent to the Town of
Clarkdale’s boundaries. The consolidation of Clarkdale Fire District provided for the ability to maintain
needed staffing levels and emergency medical care as well as reducing redundancies between the two
consolidated District covers approximately 104 square miles and serves a population of approximately 21,300
It is our mission to provide the highest quality of customer
service through progressive fire suppression, emergency medical care, fire prevention and education and to be a
role model to future generations.
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