$150,000 Queen Creek fire support-services contract with Gilbert approved

An annual intergovernmental agreement with the Town of Gilbert for support services provided to the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department was recently approved. The agreement is for July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020, with the $150,000 in funding included in the fiscal year 2019-20 emergency service fund. The Queen Creek Town Council approved the agreement […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical recognizes Kimberly Key for her life-saving efforts

At the May 15 Town Council meeting, Queen Creek Recreation Technician Kimberly Key was recognized by the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department for her life-saving efforts. “Kimberly’s swift action and calm demeanor helped one of our senior-program participants when she became unresponsive,” Deputy Fire Chief Andy Marlar said in a release. “Immediate CPR can […]

Protecting Queen Creek

Of 302 Priority 1 or emergency calls in Queen Creek last year, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were on patrol nearby — “on view” — and responded immediately to 19 of them, according to MCSO records. The on-view incidents were not dispatched by a 9-1-1 operator and had an average response time of one second. […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department offers water safety tips

As the temperatures continue to rise, the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department is reminding residents to be safe around water and help prevent drownings. According to the Children Safety Zone, there have been 23 water related incidents in Maricopa and Pinal counties this year, and 10 water related deaths, a press release states. “Sadly, […]

Girl, 3, found unresponsive in pool in Queen Creek, transported to hospital

A 3-year-old girl found unresponsive Friday in a swimming pool northeast of East Rittenhouse Road and South Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department crews were dispatched to the 21000 block of East Nightingale for a drowning at 6:11 p.m. on April 19, […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department to open interim fire station

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department will open interim Fire Station 5, 980 W. Combs Road, Friday, March 1 today with station planning to service the eastern areas of the town. The town’s 2015 Fire and Emergency Services Master Plan identifies a five-station system. Fire Station 4 is in the design phase and is […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department celebrates 14 graduates

The joint fire academy class of 18-2 came to an end with a graduation ceremony Friday, Feb. 1 with the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department celebrating the successful completion of 14 graduates along with graduates from Mesa, Casa Grande and Fort McDowell. “We are excited to welcome these fantastic men and women to Queen […]

Queen Creek Fire station, roadway improvements planned on gifted 4 acres

Four acres donated to the Town of Queen Creek, worth an estimated $800,000, will be used for a future fire station, drainage and roadway improvements at Queen Creek and Signal Butte roads. The Queen Creek Town Council on Dec. 17 voted 5-0 to approve a resolution accepting the land donation from Barney Farms I LLC. […]

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 […]