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 →

SFD: Man run over by golf cart sustains serious injuries

A man was run over by a golf cart and dragged for more than 30 feet at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Tuesday, Jan. 30, according to [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Fire Department Toy Drive garners 10,000 donations

Scottsdale Fire Department wrapped-up its 2017 Toy Drive with more than 10,000 toys collected throughout November and December. “Our community is [...] Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Seats available for SFD Citizens’ Academy

The community is invited to get an up-close and personal experience with the Scottsdale Fire Department during its SFD Citizens' Academy [...] Continue Reading →

SFD: Inspections aim to keep event, nightclub revelers safe

Scottsdale is a destination community with approximately 9 million visitors a year and has more than 100 bars, nightclubs and pubs. Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

SFD: Scottsdale fatal house fire caused by unattended cooking

The Scottsdale Fire Department has determined that a Dec. 23 residential house fire that killed Scott Michael Stephens, 51, was unintentional. [...] Continue Reading →