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​Vision Statement

As an innovative and data-driven leader in the International Fire Service, the Phoenix Fire Department will continue to evolve with the modern world. We remain committed to delivering customer service excellence to our communities through pride and professionalism. We will honor our diversity and inclusion while striving to improve the well-b​eing of our Fire Department family, respecting our past while planning for the future.

Mission Statement

​​The Phoenix Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of customer service and resources to our community and members. We save lives and protect property through fire suppression, emergency med​ical and transportation services, all-hazards incident management, and community risk reduction efforts.

Motto

Prevent Harm, Survive, and Be Nice.

 

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150 S. 12th St.  |   Phoenix AZ 85034
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.​ 
Phone  |  602-262-6297​

Emergencies |  9-1-1

Non-Emergencies | 602-495-5555

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Phoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pethttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2443Fire8/12/2022 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2443/dog 2.jpgPhoenix Firefighters Use "Fido Bag" To Save Family Pet<div class="ExternalClass5E97A77AC0C4452DBAAAF32F7FCB410C"><html> <p>​</p>Phoenix firefighters rescued a dog from a smoke-filled apartment in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire near 19th Avenue and Dunlap and arrived to find a single apartment filled with heavy black smoke. <br><br>Upon arrival, fully turned-out firefighters from Engine 960 conducted a thorough search of the apartment; that's where they found an unresponsive dog. Firefighters carried the dog out of the apartment and quickly began resuscitation efforts.<br>​<br>Phoenix firefighters from stations 20 and 60 worked together to deploy a <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/fido-bags" target="_blank">'Fido Bag'</a>: Fido Bags are life-saving tools that are supplied to local fire departments and professional K9 Handlers from <a href="https://thefetchfoundation.com/home" target="_blank">the Fetch Foundation</a>.<br><br>Fido Bags contain reusable oxygen masks that have been specially designed to fit the nose of small pets including cats and rabbits and will also fit the muzzle of a large dog.<br><br>First responders on the scene used bottles of water to cool down the dog as they used the oxygen from the Fido Bag to help resuscitate it. <br><br>Thanks to support from the Automatic Aid System, the Glendale Fire Department was also on the scene and assisted with the efforts. <br><br>As the dog laid on the sidewalk receiving treatment, the owners watched from a distance. After a few minutes the dog regained consciousness and began to wag its tail. Shortly after, the dog was happily reunited with its family.<br><br><p>The Phoenix Fire Department wants to thank the Fetch Foundation for its support. The Fido Bag system offers pets across the Valley the best chance of survival in the case of an emergency.​​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNewsfire
Input Needed for Community Assistance Program (CAP) Surveyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2274Fire3/17/2022 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2274/Fire Admin Van Newsroom.jpgInput Needed for Community Assistance Program (CAP) Survey<div class="ExternalClassC847CCE0A0484C27811AD52799F06690"><html> <p><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">​The city of Phoenix wants your help evaluating the </span><a target="_blank" href="/fire/community-assistance-program"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">Community Assistance Program (CAP.) ​</span></a><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"></p><div><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">The concept was originally developed in 1995 as a Phoenix Fire civilian response unit that works with our firefighters to assist residents impacted by traumatic incidents.<br style=""><br style="">In July of 2021, the Phoenix City Council approved $15 million to expand the (CAP).  The program will double from five Crisis Response units (CRU) to a total of ten. In addition, nine new Behavioral Health Units will be created. <br style=""><br style="">The goal of CAP is to provide crisis intervention, victim assistance, behavioral health support, and connection to long-term supportive community resources.   <br style=""><br style="">We want to hear from the community to ensure that we build a response model that fits everyone's needs. <br style=""><br style="">Please take a couple of minutes to answer this ten bilingual​ question survey. </span></div><div><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"></div><div><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">English </span><a target="_blank" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunityAssistanceProgram"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">CAP - Community Assistance Program Survey (surveymonkey.com)</span></a><span style="font-size:14.6667px;"> </span></div><div><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"></div><div><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">Spanish </span><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CAPESPANOL2022" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CAPESPANOL2022</span></a><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">You can help our program coordinators identify areas for improvement and gain a better understanding as to how we can more effectively serve our community.  </span><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"><br style="font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">The survey will close on April 30, 2022. </span></div><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNewsfire
Homage Paid to Victims and Rescuers of September 11thhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/389Fire9/5/2018 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/389/9 11 ceremony photo ws with kara speaking resized.jpgHomage Paid to Victims and Rescuers of September 11th<div class="ExternalClass969A5E496859486F91378F89AD77CEA0"><html> <p>​On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners bound for the west coast were hijacked by terrorists.  In the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a total of 2,977 people were killed in New York City, Washington, D.C., and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.</p> <p>On the 17<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the atrocity, city of Phoenix employees will honor and remember those lost.  Attendees will pay their respects to the victims and survivors of 9/11 at this very solemn annual event.</p> <p>Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski (D7), Chairman of the Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee, will speak, along with Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner.  The Fire and Police Honor Guards will join together to play "Amazing Grace" and perform a bell ceremony.  Students from the Arizona School for the Arts will perform "America the Beautiful."</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNewsfire
Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month: Behind The Scenes Of Cancer Screenings https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/2220Fire1/28/2022 4:38:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2220/269613246_278355770999571_3532569489312623168_n.jpghttps://youtu.be/JkjaUB2KvjQFire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month: Behind The Scenes Of Cancer Screenings <div class="ExternalClassB4950CF2525D4027B8370AE20C3585BF"><html> <p>​​</p>Firefighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. From 2015-2020, 75% of the fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial died from occupational cancer.<br><br>That number includes Phoenix firefighters Rick Telles and Brian Beck Jr.<br><br>In honor of January being Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month, the Phoenix Fire Department has continued to educate fire service members about this problem and empower them to take steps toward detection, treatment, and prevention.<br><br>One of those steps includes the cancer screenings for all Phoenix first responders at Vincere Cancer Center.<br><br>Vincere began seeing first responders in November of 2018. <br><br>The program initially started when Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Vershalee Shukla noticed a small influx in firefighters being diagnosed with various cancers. After a bit of research, she realized the epidemic amongst our nation's first responders. <br><br>The more research that was done, the more she realized a preventive program was needed for the safety and overall health and wellbeing of those who serve their communities.<br><br>That's when Dr. Shukla partnered with key players in the city of Phoenix to create a first of its kind program.<br><br>That program consists of comprehensive visits for Phoenix first responders to identify their known exposures to carcinogens on the job. In addition to discussing any risks the individual may have.<br><br>Although the city of Phoenix was the first to offer this type of program to its members, it has grown statewide with other departments folllowing suit.<br><br>To date, Dr. Shukla estimates she has caught nearly 90 cancers in early stages among Valley firefighters.<br><br>Because of trailblazing efforts led by Phoenix Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner and the collaboration with Vincere Cancer Center less firefighters will die from cancer​​​. <br><br>“Cancer isn't scary anymore, we're catching it early and with very good outcomes," Dr. Shukla said.<br><br>Learn more about Vincere Cancer Center and the free cancer screenings for first responders at <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/screening">https://vincerecancer.com/screening</a>.<br><br><br><p><br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireVideofire
Phoenix Fire Station Visithttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/fire/899Fire2/1/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/899/fire station visit.jpgPhoenix Fire Station Visit<div class="ExternalClassF66F16075E2949B2B423A63B89CEF13A"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Nothing is better than the combination of firefighters and cookies! Plus, it's always special when family can stop by during the 24-hour shift.  This cookie monster visited Uncle Kevin at the fire station on February 1, 2020.  She made sure he was set with a box full of cookies and she got to check out all of the cool fire trucks.  <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/fireNewsfire