The Rio Rico Fire District (dba as Rio Rico Medical and Fire District/RRMFD) is a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, legally established in 1976 as the Rio Rico Volunteer Fire Department. The department then became a fire district in 1985 with a defined service area and tax base. RRFD is established under ARS§ 48-261. Since that time the fire district has grown to three fire stations. including an administration building, and 50 employees.