Calling all firefighters: Scottsdale receives grant dollars to hire 6 new employees

The Scottsdale Fire Department will be expanding its full-time employee pool by six firefighter positions, after receiving a grant to fund their [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale, fire department accept grant for new ATV to use in preserve

A new all-terrain vehicle will join the fire department’s fleet after the Scottsdale City Council approved on consent the acceptance of a grant [...] Continue Reading →

Trailblazer: Cavner becomes first female captain at Scottsdale Fire Department

A new name is now etched in Scottsdale history, as fire engineer Kelly Cavner has been promoted to fire captain — the first woman in that [...] Continue Reading →

Despite taboo suicide plays role in everyday lives of Americans

This month alone more than 400 Americans under the age of 25 will choose to end their lives. Suicide was the second leading cause of death for [...] Continue Reading →

Shannon: A salute to the brave men and women protecting Arizona

During my 34-year career in emergency services, I have had the great honor of working alongside many amazing public servants. As a firefighter [...] Continue Reading →

1 woman rescued from Scottsdale trail; officials advise hiking precautions

As temperatures rise, safety officials are advising hikers to use caution when hitting the Scottsdale trails. The Scottsdale Fire Department [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Department helps man off Gateway Loop trail

The Scottsdale Fire Department assisted one male subject off the Gateway Loop trail in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in north Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale FD hosts Alamos firefighters in Sister Cities Exchange

Scottsdale Fire Department is hosting five firefighters from Alamos, Sonora, Mexico, in a Sister Cities exchange. March 5-14, the Alamos [...] Continue Reading →

Young boy dies from injury sustained at Scottsdale fire station

A young boy less than two years old has died after being injured at a Scottsdale fire station, according to city officials. The tragedy occurred [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Police, Fire release safety tips for Phoenix Open

The Scottsdale Police and Fire Departments have released 10 tips for a “fun and safe time” at the upcoming Waste Management Phoenix [...] Continue Reading →