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 […]

East Valley Regional Cadet Program accepting applications

The East Valley Regional Cadet Program is accepting applications through Monday, Sept. 10. “The program provides a fun and exciting opportunity for youth ages 14-18 to learn more about fire and medical services,” according to a release. Sponsored by Mesa Fire & Medical, Gilbert Fire & Rescue, Queen Creek Fire & Medical and Superstition Fire […]

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 […]

Deputy to replace retiring Queen Creek fire chief

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Chief Ron Knight has announced his retirement effective June 30 and will be replaced by Deputy Fire Chief Vance Gray. “Ron has been an integral component to the success and growth of the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department,” Town Manager John Kross said in a prepared statement. “The town […]

MCSO: Boy pulled from Queen Creek pool remains in critical condition

A 3-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool Feb. 17 at a home in Queen Creek remains in critical condition, according to a representative from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. On Feb. 17, crews from Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department responded to a reported drowning in the 19000 block of East Happy Road in […]

QCHS girls volleyball upsets No. 1 Chaparral

The Queen Creek High School girls volleyball team will be playing in the state championship against Sunnyslope game at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. at Mesquite High School,  500 S. McQueen Road in Gilbert. The Lady Bulldogs, ranked No. 5 in 5A Division, beat Chaparral in three sets in the semi-final game on Nov. 7. The […]

Big deed, tiny hero: 9-year-old honored for act of bravery

  A first-grade student at an area school is alive and well thanks to a quick-thinking classmate. On May 5, Katie Case was waiting for her bus home on the campus of American Leadership Academy K-6 Queen Creek when she noticed something out of the ordinary. The 9-year-old saw a car in the parking lot […]

Queen Creek firefighters come to aid of dog being attacked by bees

Firefighters from Queen Creek Fire and Medical today, Oct. 28, rescued a 4- to 6-month-old female boxer puppy that was being attacked by bees. The puppy’s leash was caught on playground equipment while her owners ran for cover in the car.

Crews were able to foam the bees and pull out more than a dozen stingers from the puppy’s body. The crew then used a Fido Bag from The Fetch Foundation to help aid the puppy. The portable water bowl from Fido Bags is shown being used in this photo by Capt. Anthony Klenner.

Although lethargic, the dog seemed fine after and her owners were taking her to their vet.