Ensure your smoke alarms are working properly this winter

As the temperatures drop, people are beginning to turn on their heaters, cook on the stove more often and use space heaters. With the increased hazards for house fires, it is the perfect time of year to ensure you have smoke alarms and they are working properly, according to a release. The location of the […]

Queen Creek High School students receive Hands-only CPR training

More than 2,000 Queen Creek High School students received Hands-only CPR training from Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department firefighters. According to a press release, students practiced and watched a quick video before administering CPR to mannequins donated by the American Heart Association during the training on Nov. 21. Two of the firefighters, who assisted […]

Town Council: ‘Look. Listen. Learn.’ during Fire Prevention Week

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. The message from the department and association urges residents: Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere. “The campaign focuses on three basic, but essential steps to reduce the likelihood of having a […]

$301,796 design contract approved for fire station at Signal Butte and Queen Creek roads

The Queen Creek Town Council has approved plans to increase the size of a new fire station, and include a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office substation, due to projected town growth. Fire Station No. 4 is planned to be on the east side of Signal Butte Road, just north of Queen Creek road. On Sept. 19, […]

Construction manager at-risk sought for Queen Creek Fire Station No. 4

The town of Queen Creek has issued a request for qualifications for a construction manager at-risk for Fire Station No. 4, on the northeast corner of Queen Creek and Signal Butte roads. RFQ paperwork is due at 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at the front desk at the town of Queen Creek Municipal Services Building, 22358 […]

Five Queen Creek Fire, Medical Department employees earn Patriot Award

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, recently recognized five Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department employees. Former Chief Ron Knight, Chief Vance Gray, Battalion Chief Andy Marlar and Captains Kris Gale and Aaron Athey received the Patriot Award for their support of firefighters Dallas Pardo and Sigifredo Castro, […]

Queen Creek firefighters save newborn puppy stuck in shower drain

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department officials were successful in extricating a newborn puppy that was stuck in a shower drain. Engine 413 was dispatched at 9:15 a.m. June 30 to an “assist citizen” incident in the 18000 block of east Canary Way and arrived on scene at 9:16 a.m., Constance Halonen-Wilson, public information officer for […]

Queen Creek Fire, Medical offers summer heat tips

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department wants the community to be prepared for the heat, reminding residents it is important to drink plenty of water as dehydration is a common heat-related illness. “Our goal is to prevent heat related injuries and illnesses,” Queen Creek Fire and Medical Deputy Chief Vance Gray said in a […]

Firefighter joins Queen Creek department

A man with “deep roots” in Queen Creek is now a member of the town’s fire and medical department. Jake Hansen was among the joint fire academy class of 18-1. The class celebrated graduation Friday, May 25. Mr. Hansen was raised in Queen Creek and stated in a release that he was inspired by Queen […]

$407,105 modular building approved for temporary fire station, apparatus garage

A $407,105 modular building for an apparatus storage bay and a temporary fire station to serve the east side of Queen Creek was approved recently by the town council. Also approved for funding was $60,000 in well equipment for a separate project. “Funds have been identified within their line-item budgets as approved in the fiscal […]