Free CPR with rescue breath classes offered

Several Valley fire departments, in partnership with SRP and the Drowning Prevention Coalition, are offering free cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes to the public during the month of August. Go to and click “Learn CPR” under the Prevention tab for a list of available classes. Some are certification and others are awareness classes, according to a release. CPR […]

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. […]

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, […]

Experience a day in the life of a firefighter at Queen Creek open house

Sit in the engineer’s seat, spray a fire hose and try on turnout gear at the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department’s community open house 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 23. It will be at Fire Station No. 1, 20678 E. Civic Parkway. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the station, check out the various […]

Fire station, new home designs, sign plan before Queen Creek planning commission Jan. 9

A rezoning to facilitate the development of a new 13,200-square-foot fire station on 5.7 acres at the northeast corner of Queen Creek Road and the Signal Butte Road alignment will be discussed at the Wednesday, Jan. 9, meeting of the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Board. The work session and meeting of the board begins […]

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. […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical wishes holiday safety tips to all

From family meals to decorations, many holiday traditions can be a safety hazard if not properly prepared with caution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires originate frequently in the kitchen. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are the most common days for home cooking fires. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department, […]

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 residents should use caution cooking Thanksgiving meals

Cooking a holiday meal increases risks for home fires so Queen Creek Fire and Medical reminds residents to be cautious. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department offers cooking safety tips to help reduce the risk of fire this […]