About Nayarit

FF1flipped 110pixsMuch of Firefighters Crossing Borders efforts have been focused in the southern area of the State of Nayarit.

The first mission was in 2010 in support of the Zachary Chambers Foundations efforts to improve emergency services in the small village of Sayulita, part of the Municipality of Bahia de Banderas.

Later that year, we established an onsite regional representative who had been working with the areas firefighters sense 2008. With support from a newly elected Municipal President and assistance from community groups the Bahia Fire EMS Project has resulted in the opening of new fire stations, improved equipment, and better firefighter training.

Fire departments from other areas in the State have also received training and equipment donations.

Bahia - Vallarta Fire EMS Fund

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In March 2013, Firefighters Crossing Borders and Punta Mita Foundation linked efforts to build stronger communities in Bahia de Banderas and Puerto Vallarta areas of Mexico. A special Bahia Vallarta Fire EMS Fund was created to provide those...

Sayulita Lifeguard Program

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Zack 100In 2010 a US tourist named Zack Chambers lost his life in a swimming accident on the beach of Sayulita. At that time, there were no lifeguards on the beaches of Sayulita and Protection Civil y Bombero's ambulance was one hour away. Soon after his...

More Equipment for Bahia arrives!

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On June 28th 2013 FFCB's 3rd shipment of vehicles and equipment arrived in Bahia de Banderas. FFCB members worked for over a year on this shipment which included:

1. 1987 Spartan Van Pelt type one fire engine purchased from Friday Harbor fire...

2011 Bahia Symposium

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In December of 2011 113 firefighters took part in a two part Fire-Rescue Training Symposium that was sponsored by Firefighters Crossing Borders and Zachary Chambers Foundation. Eleven instructors from points in Mexico and the US spent the better...

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