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 →

Prestige Cleaners partners with SFD for holiday clothing drive

Prestige Cleaners and the Scottsdale Fire Department partner for a holiday clothing drive through Dec. 21. According to a press release, [...] Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts learn from Scottsdale Fire Department

Girl Scout Brownie Troop 4392 spent time with the Scottsdale Fire Department’s Ladder 602 Friday, Nov. 16. The girl scouts explored the inside of [...] Continue Reading →

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 →