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We are committed to providing the highest level of public safety service for our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical and transportation services, disaster management, fire prevention and public education. Our members will: Prevent Harm, Survive, and Be Nice.

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Seconds Count!
Seconds count when help is needed! Learn the basics of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and "Hands Only Compressions" by watching this brief lesson. Get certified in CPR through Arizona Firefighters Local 493. Call 602-277-1500 for lessons. You too, can save a life
  

Fire Aviation training drill
Phoenix Airport Rescue and Firefighting companies participated in a live drill. Watch the video here. 

AZ Task Force One Canine Units Deployed

See their arrival.  These are two of twenty “Canine Search Teams – Human Remains Detection” being deployed to the disaster area by FEMA. More»

Arizona Task Force One Canine Search Specialists and their dogs have been carefully combing the debris left from a massive mud slide March 21, 2012 in Snohomish County, WA. The dogs are tireless workers with a highly tuned ability to seek and find. These handlers and their dogs spend thousands of hours training for such deployments. It is a highly specialized skill.

The Phoenix Fire Department is proud to have these canine specialists as employees and members of AZ-TF1. But it takes funding to house, feed, and train these talented and useful dogs. This annual event helps raise money for the non-profit organization that trains, certifies, and develops dog teams to be mobilized with Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Forces. 

Mock Crash
With prom night right around the corner and graduation not too far off, Phoenix Fire and Police emergency crews will be simulating an alcohol-involved crash to teach teens about impaired driving. The mock crash was held at Sunnyslope High School.    D.S. Woodfill , The Republic | azcentral.com   Watch now on azcentral.com»   

 

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