Restrictions lifted

Effective July 16th, 2021 at 0800 hours, the current fire restrictions in place for Navajo and Apache County, the City of Show Low and the Town of Pinetop Lakeside will  be rescinded.  Please remember that while there will be no fire restrictions in place, be fire wise when it comes to the use of fire. 


July 14, 2021 On June 19th, 2021 at approximately 7:25 am, the community of the White Mountains suffered a tragic event.  During the annual Bike the Bluff state championship race, a vehicle crossed several lanes of traffic and struck multiple riders involved in the race.  The incident taxed the emergency response system however through constant

Stage 2 Restrictions in Affect

The communities of the White Mountains are now under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions.  Please refer to the Fire Restrictions Tab for more information about what is permitted and prohibited under these current restrictions.  You may also visit for more information.

Wildfire Season is upon us

April 12, 2021 Wildland Season has arrived in Arizona. There are currently several active fires around the state that are burning, some being Prescribed burns. Please exercise caution when using any type of open flame no matter what the activity may be. Also remember to extinguish any camp fire when you are done camping. If


National Fire Protection Association Press Release May 12, 2020 — As the federal government and many states begin allowing businesses to reopen, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issues a press release and has developed a checklist to help building owners and facility managers prepare, ensuring that fire protection and life safety systems in commercial


We strive to provide superior fire and medical services by empowering our employees to be proactive risk managers and leaders, who are committed to improved and effective community service.


The Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District is a public service organization dedicated to proactive efforts to reduce risks in the communities of the White Mountains and protect our customers’ lives and property.  

press release

Chief Savage Press Release The Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District (TMFMD) is a special taxing district formed in 2014 as a result of the successful collaboration and the merger of the Lakeside,Show Low and Linden Fire Districts. TMFMD is dedicated to proactive risk reduction efforts…Read more