Regional governments radio network agreement amended by Queen Creek council

An amended regional cooperative agreement for radio communication recently approved by the Queen Creek Town Council streamlines the admission process, a fire department official says. The Trunked Open Arizona Regional Wireless Cooperative Network is a public safety and general government system. It links the radio systems of area jurisdictions to promote interoperability, according to topazrwc.org. […]

$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 […]

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 […]

$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 […]

Queen Creek fire, medical partner with program to aid teens

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department has partnered with UMOM New Day Center to become three of the four Safe Place locations in Queen Creek. UMOM is the lead agency for Safe Place, a national program, in Maricopa County. Safe Place is a community resource for those ages 12-17 available 24 hours a day. […]

Investments in Queen Creek Fire & Medical Benefit Residents and Businesses

The Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department is celebrating 10-years of service, and they have been quite busy ensuring they provide quality services to residents and businesses. In 2017, QCFMD opened a replacement station in Town Center, a new fire station in the northwest area of town and hired 15 firefighters. Each of the investments […]

Queen Creek Fire & Medical hosts event Jan. 27 to celebrate 10-year anniversary

  Meet your firefighters at a community event celebrating the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department’s 10-year anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event will be held 9-11 a.m. at Fire Station No. 1, 20678 E. Civic Parkway. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour Fire Station No. 1, check out the various emergency vehicles, observe […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical offers tips to keep the holidays safe

The holiday season is filled with festivities and cheer, from family meals to merry decorations, but many of the holiday traditions can be a safety hazard if not properly prepared. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires originate the most frequently in the kitchen. Additionally, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are the three […]

Annual Queen Creek Kids Christmas Car Show and Toy Drive returns Dec. 9

Fundraiser to mix cars and good will while benefiting local families Expect more than 80 classic and vintage cars and plenty of good cheer when the annual Queen Creek Kids Christmas Car Show and Toy Drive returns Dec. 9 to Queen Creek. Now in its ninth year, the holiday car show and fundraiser will take […]