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.