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Make sure Halloween is more Fun than Fearful
It's Halloween! Keep your Ghouls and Goblins safe with these tips!
It's still Hot: Hikers encouraged to be off trails before Noon
The weather is cooling and hikers are anxious to hit the mountain recreation areas. Unfortunately, it’s still too hot to be too confident on the trails.
SFD captain provides medical support during lying in state of Senator McCain in Washington, DC
Scottsdale Fire Captain-Paramedic Michael Norling deployed to Washington, DC, to provide medical support during the lying in state of Senator John McCain today in the United States Capitol.
SFD offers free mouth-to-mouth CPR awareness class
Mouth-to-Mouth CPR is critical to stop the drowning process by providing the brain and heart the oxygen it so desperately needs.
Enjoy a cool, safe Fourth of July in Scottsdale
Scottsdale invites everyone to celebrate the holiday in a cool, safe environment – and to be vigilant in protecting our irreplaceable desert.
SFD promotes 3 Captains, 3 Engineers
Scottsdale Fire recently promoted six to new positions within the department, including three to Captain and three to Engineer.
Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy Starts Monday for 40 Valley Teens
Almost 40 teens are gaining life skills while learning about future careers in law enforcement and fire services June 4-8 at the Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy. This is the 12th year that Scottsdale Police and Fire departments offer a total public safety experience, which includes exposure to both police and fire training.
Splish, splash bubbles fill new aircraft hangar
In less than three minutes, a 30,000 sq. ft. hangar was filled with foamy bubbles – like a massive bubble bath! – for a fire foam suppression test to ensure airport users and luxury jets are well protected in the event of a fire.
Born in fire: Scottsdale’s fire sprinkler ordinance continues to save lives
Scottsdale was the first U.S. city to require home sprinklers, a move that’s saved more than a dozen lives and multiple properties. But getting there wasn’t easy.
Fire sprinklers prove to be guardian angel
A recent electrical fire in a residential care home could have been deadly without fire sprinklers -- and the quick action of the Scottsdale Fire Department.
Video: State of the Fire Department
Learn about what you can expect from your Scottsdale Fire Department over the next three years.
Texting to 911 a reality in Scottsdale
Texting in an emergency is now an option in Scottsdale and across Maricopa County.
SFD Hosts Five Alamos Firefighters in Sister Cities Exchange
For 10 days, Scottsdale Fire Department is playing host to five firefighters from Alamos, Sonora, Mexico, in a Sister Cities exchange.
Application process open for 2018 Public Safety Teen Academy
More than 40 teens gain life skills while learning about future careers in law enforcement and fire services June 4-8 at the Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy.
Do you have a Kidde fire extinguisher? It may be on recall list
Kidde recently announced a mass recall of their home fire extinguishers with plastic handles. Find out how you can get a replacement for free.
10 Tips when attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open
Have a fun and safe time at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Collaborative Response Joint Training Session
Public Safety partners recently teamed up to conduct an active shooter training in Scottsdale.
Fire safety should be among your New Year's resolutions
It’s that time where many begin to think about what they might want to accomplish in the New Year. Scottsdale Fire and the US Fire Administration urges everyone to include some safety resolutions to keep their 2018 a healthy and fire-safe year.
SFD: Be Responsible with Fireworks; Know the Law
Every year fire departments brace for the possibility of fires and injuries caused by fireworks. Officials are concerned both about the fire danger these fireworks pose, as well as the potential for devastating injuries.
New fire stations are taking shape
The city is moving forward on building three new fire stations and refurbishing another, thanks to bond financing approved by Scottsdale voters.
Scottsdale's bike units provide service on spokes
No matter the department or the activity, Scottsdale’s bike units agree – providing service on spokes is a different and often times better way of connecting with the public they serve.
The heat is on! Take steps to avoid heat emergencies
It's hot! Make sure you are taking precautions for you and your pets to avoid heat illness and even death while out enjoying the magnificent trails and activities offered in our area.
Hiking prep important for locals, visitors
Arizona's weather and special events bring an influx of visitors and locals to the abundance of hiking trails available in the City. Concern is high as inexperienced hikers may find themselves in precarious condition if they have over-estimated their hiking abilities and preparation.
Townhouse fire takes life of Scottsdale resident
At 5:39 this morning, fire departments from Scottsdale, Tempe and Phoenix responded to a house fire in the 7600 block of Meadowbrook Ave. The fire was in a small 2-story townhome with a working fire to the rear of the structure.

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Fire Department

Witzeman Public Safety Building
8401 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
General Information: 480-312-8000
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: 480-312-8911
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