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Queen Creek town offices to close July 4

The town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Monday, July 4, in observation of Independence Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. If …

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Salt River Fields: …

The Salt River Firefighters and Salt River Fields at Talking Stick have proudly partnered with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to host the 6th Annual Memorial Stair Climb presented by …

Glendale Fire Department hiring new members

The Glendale Fire Department is hiring.

One boy dies, another critical in Glendale backyard …

One young boy passed away and another remains in critical condition after a double drowning Friday night in Glendale.

Fire Chief: Sun City could use additional response …

Sudden mishaps or tragedies can happen — all within the blink of an eye.

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers donate $1K to fire …

A $1,000 check was recently presented to Fire Chief John Whitney and Fire Safety Educator Tina Gerola of the Superstition Fire and Medical District. It was the second check presented to our local …

Fire crews battle garage fire in north Glendale

Fire crews worked to extinguish a fully involved garage fire with no injuries Monday evening in north Glendale.

Florence goes big for Fourth of July

While some cities have had to cancel their July Fourth fireworks display, Florence is ready to pop. Activities for the town’s “4th of July Freedom Fest” run from the early …

Livestock operator fire, flood assistance signed into …

A new state law sponsored by State Rep. David Cook, R-District 8, establishes a livestock operator fire and flood assistance program to provide grants to landowners, lessees and small livestock …

Get to know Peoria’s new fire chief

Ice hockey probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of fighting fire. But if it weren’t for hockey, new Peoria Fire-Medical Chief Gary Bernard might not be in the position he is in today.

Apache Junction, fire district remind citizens to …

The city of Apache Junction and the Superstition Fire and Medical District want to remind area residents of the threats to the community which often come with the monsoon season. Monsoon season …

UPDATE: Sun City firefighter dies on duty

A Sun City firefighter died while on duty.

City of Apache Junction to host Fourth of July …

Join the city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation for our annual Fourth of July celebration. All festivities take place on Monday, July 4. Please note that due to construction, the event will …

25 to 30-acre brush fire erupts in Avondale near I-10 …

Smoke could be seen for miles as various agencies responded to a 25 to 30-acre brush fire Wednesday that ignited at the base of the Agua Fria River near Interstate-10 and Dysart …

$2.3B budget approved for city of Mesa

A $2.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2022-23 has been approved for the city of Mesa, with a proposed secondary tax levy lower than the prior year. The 2021-22 budget was $2.1 billion. The …

Elderly Glendale man found in pool, in ‘very …

An elderly Glendale man was hospitalized in very critical condition after he was found unresponsive in a backyard pool.

Glendale students earn scholarships to pursue …

Firefighting and education are both in the future for two Glendale graduating high school seniors, but the consistent theme on a day in their honor was family.

Sun City Fire merger study proceeding

An effort to research the possibility of a Sun City Fire and Medical Department merger with Arizona Fire & Medical Authority is proceeding on schedule.

Arizona Fire & Medical names new chief

A new chief is in place at Arizona Fire & Medical Authority.

Plan for 5K homes north of Surprise sent back to P&Z

A plan to build 5,000 homes north of Surprise has been sent back for review by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. One role of local planning and zoning commissions in Arizona is to …

Glendale fire chief eyes retirement after 45-year …

There was no way of knowing that one Plan B decision would lead to a 45-year career in firefighting for Terry Garrison.

Setting of police, other pay rates on Buckeye Council …

BUCKEYE — A public hearing and vote on police and other city employees’ salary structure are set to be part of Tuesday’s Buckeye City Council meeting. On the heels of a …

Boyer: Arizona’s fire districts are in crisis and …

When you dial 911 in an emergency, you rightfully expect your local fire department to show up promptly. If you live in an urban area where 911 response times typically average about five or six …

Kellis out as DUSD superintendent

Quinn Kellis is out as superintendent for the Dysart Unified School District.

DUSD superintendent Quinn Kellis likely out

The Dysart Unified Governing Board will make a change at the top.
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