About Region 2

Region 2 includes the States of Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima.
This section includes news from all four States. Use the News Menu below the map, click on Region 2 and the State if you only want information from one of these States.

Developing a Safer Sayulita

on . Posted in Nayarit

In 2010 the community of Sayulita had no local emergency services. Fire protection and ambulance services responded from a single fire station in Bucerias and took a very long time to arrive. Nor where there lifeguards protecting the busy beaches of...

Bahia - Vallarta Fire EMS Fund

on . Posted in Nayarit


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...

Project begins in Chapala

on . Posted in Jalisco

Rotary International 31028In August 2013, the International Rotary Club in Chapala asked Firefighters Crossing Borders to help them support the firefighters of Chapala. Regional representative Brian Singleton agreed to help them build a community based model...

2013 Bahia - Vallarta Training a sucess!

on . Posted in Jalisco

Firefighters Crossing Borders instructors from the Pacific North West area of Washington provided training to Bahia de Banderas and Puerto Vallarta firefighters during the first week of December 2013. Subjects taught included Rope Rescue, Auto...

Sayulita Lifeguard Program

on . Posted in Nayarit

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...

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