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Ready, Set, Go for summer monsoons
Prepare now so you know what actions may be needed when a major storm rolls in.
Think twice before bringing pup on hiking adventure
A recent review of rescues on Scottsdale trails shows that canine heat-related incidents typically have the highest mortality rates.
SFD Warns: It’s Hot! Adjust Your Activity/Hiking Plan
With the jump in temperatures, Scottsdale Fire officials urge the public to adjust outdoor activities -- including hiking plans.
SFD members and volunteers honored for accomplishments in 2022
Scottsdale Fire Department recently recognized outstanding employee and volunteer achievements at its annual ceremony in December at the Fieldhouse at Scottsdale Stadium.
Scottsdale Fire to join state cancer study
Scottsdale Fire Department will participate in a new $4 million grant to address occupational-related cancer among firefighters awarded by the Arizona Board of Regents.
Annual SFD toy drive kicks off early
"Our partner agencies must meet the need of families a little earlier this year, so we are opening our toy drive before Thanksgiving," says Scottsdale Fire Chief Tom Shannon.
SFD assistant chief makes move to Glendale Fire
Scottsdale Fire Assistant Chief Ryan Freeburg is taking the helm of Glendale Fire this October. He will be hitting the ground running to ensure readiness for the special event season that will again feature the Big Game in a few short months.
SFD Chief Tom Shannon installed as Arizona Fire Chiefs Association President
"This is an organization that helps set the standard of the modern fire department,” says Shannon.
City announces July 4 general information, events and activities
Most city offices will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Trash and recycling schedules will not be affected. Place your containers out the evening before or by 5 a.m. the morning of collection.
Another hot, dry summer prompts fireworks warnings
Yet another hot, dry summer has fire officials in Scottsdale worried about wildfires in the city, and particularly in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Scottsdale works to reduce wildfire risks
Monsoon season has reached Arizona and fire officials have worked tirelessly to reduce the wildland fire risks in North Scottsdale.
30 Teens experience 15th Public Safety Teen Academy
Scottsdale Police and Fire are hosting 30 teens this week at the Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy.
Wildland fire fuel mitigation continues in North Scottsdale
As the wildfire season approaches, the City of Scottsdale is continuing fire/fuel mitigation projects in and around the North Scottsdale.
SFD Annual Drive Collects Nearly 20,000 Toys
Scottsdale Fire Department wrapped its 2021 Toy Drive with nearly 20,000 toys collected October through December.
Scottsdale Remembers: Week-long 9/11 Tribute Honors Those Lost
To mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11, the city of Scottsdale is hosting a free 9/11 Memorial Tribute, Sept. 3-12, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. A special ceremony on Sept. 11 begins at 1 pm.

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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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