SFD: Fire safety should be among your New Year’s resolutions

It’s that time where many begin to think about what they might want to accomplish in the New Year. Considering that more than 75 percent of all [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council approves system to improve fire, emergency response

A faster, more efficient method of enabling first responders to get to emergency situations was adopted by Scottsdale City Council through an [...] Continue Reading →

Shannon: Partnership with Maricopa Ambulance will maintain high level of patient care

The city of Scottsdale and its fire department further galvanized its public safety priorities on Dec. 5 by awarding an ambulance transportation [...] Continue Reading →

Fire department division chief earns prestigious security degree

John Whitney IV, Scottsdale Fire Department division chief, earns his Master of Arts Degree in Security Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Dept. starts collecting toy drive donations Friday

  The annual Scottsdale Fire Department Toy Drive is kicking off this Friday, Nov. 24, aligning with the day-after-Thanksgiving holiday [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Scottsdale Fire volunteer Rachel Gasper

Name: Rachel Gasper Where I live: South Scottsdale When & why I moved here: I moved to Scottsdale in July 2016 to start a new job. What I [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Department to bolster emergency preparedness

The city of Scottsdale has accepted a $60,000 grant from the Arizona Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Scottsdale Fire Department volunteer Nancy Schultz

Name:  Nancy Lane Schultz Where I live:  I live in South Scottsdale near Chaparral Park When & why I moved here:  I moved here in 2010 when I [...] Continue Reading →

Tocco: Scottsdale fire fighters call on neighbors to help each other

  Most people are surprised to learn that there are Scottsdale families struggling to put food on their tables. In fact it is a year-round [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale begins to come to terms with underlying local opioid epidemic

About every other day the Scottsdale Fire Department is administering the drug Narcan to a human being in the hopes of reversing the effects of [...] Continue Reading →