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The following is a brief summary of significant incidents and news releases that may be of interest to the media and community.  For additional information call the PIO pager at (602) 229-9640.      


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Nov 2010
Nov, 29 Firefighters serve pancakes for toys on Dec. 4
 Come enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast and hot coffee from 8 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, at Scottsdale Fire Station #1 (2857 N. Miller Road). The free family event will help support the fire department’s annual holiday toy drive and benefit the Paiute Neighborhood Center.
Nov, 22 2010 Employee Award Recipients Honored
 Eight individuals honored for dedication to community and department at department's annual awards event.
Nov, 18 Volunteers needed for youth programs
 Scottsdale Fire is currently recruiting volunteers to assist with a variety of youth and teen education programs. Apply today!
Nov, 15 Food, fun & fire trucks for a good cause!
 Fire Department kicks off holiday toy drive Nov. 26
Nov, 11 Council adopts ordinance banning use of fireworks
 On Nov. 9, the Scottsdale City Council voted to adopt a new ordinance that prohibits the use of consumer fireworks within city of Scottsdale limits, sets penalties and liability related to the use of fireworks, and requires businesses selling consumer fireworks to display signage advising the use of such items is not allowed within city limits.
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Oct 2010
Oct, 25 Halloween Safety Tips
 As kids and families select costumes and decorate their homes for the season, Scottsdale Fire Department encourages everyone to implement simple safety precautions to ensure that this year’s Halloween remains fun and fire-free.
Oct, 18 New Dates Released for Ready Scottsdale Classes
 Scottsdale offering free emergency preparedness presentations to help keep individuals and families safe.
Oct, 15 Learn to Save a Life at Library
 Free training is being offered Tuesday, Oct. 19 at four public libraries as part of the regional CPR Across America event.
Oct, 06 Chest-Compression-Only CPR Improves Survival Rates in Arizona
 Study highlights Fire Department efforts to teach lifesaving skills and importance of bystander CPR.
Oct, 05 Firefighter and Public Educator Receive Awards
 During the month of September, two Scottsdale Fire Department employees were honored for their hard work and dedication to the community.
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Aug 2010
Aug, 23 Scottsdale 9/11 Day of Remembrance Event
 Patriotic events scheduled to pay tribute and celebrate National Day of Service.
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Jul 2010
Jul, 26 Scottsdale supports seventh annual Drowning Impact Awareness Month
 Purple ribbon campaign and water safety events aim to increase awareness during back-to-school time.
Jul, 20 Scottsdale names interim fire chief
 City Manager David Richert has named Steve Randall as the Fire Department’s interim fire chief effective July 28.
Jul, 15 National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15
 Scottsdale Fire Department offers tips for keeping pets safe from house fires.
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Jun 2010
Jun, 14 Celebrate milestone by learning to save a life
 Fire Department marks 5-year anniversary with 13 free Hands-Only CPR presentations for the public during the month of July.
Jun, 02 Public Safety Teen Academy
 Scottsdale Police & Fire Departments will host the 2010 Public Safety Teen Academy June 7-11 at the Tom Hontz Training Facility.
Jun, 01 Aquatic center drill tests response to critical incidents
 Public invited to participate in June 5 mock-rescue drills at McDowell Mountain Aquatic & Fitness Center.
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Apr 2010
Apr, 20 Crash demo aims to promote safe driving
 Cactus Shadows High School students will get a firsthand look at the results of a deadly crash during a mock presentation on April 21.
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Feb 2010
Feb, 16 Program Teaches Kids Safe Practices on the Road
 New safety education program targets young children using various modes of transportation
Feb, 08 Parents-to-be or Grandkids Coming to Visit?
 Ensure your child safety seat is installed correctly by scheduling an appointment with a certified technician.
Feb, 08 Feel the Love Valentines Weekend
 Make a date with Scottsdale Fire Feb. 11-14 to learn a new lifesaving CPR technique
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