Located just outside the city limits of Huntsville and Madison Alabama, Monrovia Volunteer Fire/Rescue (MVFR) is an all-volunteer department consisting of 35 active firefighters protecting a rural district of approximately 30,000 residents residing in 22.5 square miles. Operating from 2 fire stations and utilizing 5 pumpers, our department provides structural & wildland firefighting, rescue, hazmat to the operational level and EMS first response. In 2020, our firefighters responded to almost 2,000 incidents, approximately 72% of which were EMS calls.
Our department has automatic or mutual aid agreements with Harvest Volunteer Fire Department, Toney Volunteer Fire Department, Huntsville Fire Department, Madison Fire Department, Huntsville International Airport, and Redstone Arsenal.
Our first due response district, with a few exceptions, is bordered on the north by Nick Davis Road, on the west by Old Railroad Bed Road, on the south by Highway 72, and on the east by the City of Huntsville. It is comprised of residential homes, commercial/industrial districts, and plenty of open space. Target hazards include daycare centers, public schools, churches, shopping centers, and 2 highways.