Strength test: Casteel wrestling team works out with QCFD to kick off season

Wearing firefighter gear — a jacket, helmet and oxygen tank — the Casteel High School wrestling team partnered with the Queen Creek Fire Department and East Valley Institute of Technology for their first preseason work out this fall. “We put our heads together as coaches, looking at what can we do to look at their […]

Protecting the QC: Response times to decrease with addition of new fire station

When a dog gave birth in a resident’s shower and one of the puppies ended up in the drain, Queen Creek firefighters were called to provide assistance and arrived within a minute. 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 […]