Drowning: Needless lives lost to Arizona bodies of water

From Jan. 1 to June 23, there have been 17 drowning-related deaths from 56 reported water related incidents in Maricopa and Pinal counties, [...] Continue Reading →

Rosequist: The life-and-death value of car seat safety

As a first-time parent, there are a litany of worries, concerns and safety issues that consume your mind during the nine long months you’re [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale OKs new bid award for new fire station, negates past approval

Scottsdale City Council made an about-face regarding a previously approved construction bid award regarding the building of a new fire station. [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Captain hangs up helmet after 45 years of service, leadership

The Scottsdale Fire Department celebrated the retirement of Capt. Tim Cooper after 45 years of service during a June celebration at Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Department: Leave firework shows to the pros

Every year, fire departments brace for the possibility of fires and injuries caused by fireworks. Officials are concerned both about the fire [...] Continue Reading →

Behind the Flames dinner to feature star-studded lineup

Hall of Fame Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson, Olympic swimming Gold Medalist Misty Hyman and inspirational musical composer and rapper [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale awards bid for fire station construction

Work on a new north Scottsdale fire station can begin after the City Council recently approved on consent a construction bid award to Danson [...] Continue Reading →

Police: Scottsdale business owner arrested for arson, criminal damage

The owner of High Desert Rugs and Home Furnishings was arrested by Scottsdale police on Sunday, April 14, on charges of arson and criminal damage [...] Continue Reading →

Firehouse Subs donates new emergency vehicle to Scottsdale Fire Department

The Scottsdale Fire Department, through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, will receive an all-terrain vehicle with a patient transport kit [...] Continue Reading →

Schenkat: Scottsdale’s lock box program saved my life

Two months ago I had to call 9-1-1. I had passed out and fell on my kitchen floor. Fortunately, I had contacted the Scottsdale Area Association [...] Continue Reading →