Welcome To The

Sonoita-Elgin Fire District


Working for a Safer Community!

Working for a safer community!

*** NOTICE ***

May 10, 2022

Sonoita-Elgin Fire District is aware of a new wildland fire that started in the Mount Wrightson. USFS and State Fire have recourses heading that way. Air support is in the area trying to control the fire.

Jonathan E. Buonaccorsi
Acting Fire Chief

Questions for the Chief

March 29, 2022

The Sonoita-Elgin Fire District is in the process of hiring a new fulltime Chief. On March 28 at the regular board meeting, it was decided that we want to public’s input with the hiring and would like the public to send to my Sonoita email with any questions you would like us to ask the candidates during the interviews. The interviews will in an open meeting after April 12. April 12 we will shorting the list of candidates from 16 to possibly 6. My Sonoita-Elgin email is or Please use either email address to send me your questions.

Jonathan Buonaccorsi
Acting Fire Chief

Heroes Wanted

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