Tag: AFMA

What Happens When You Dial 9-1-1 in Sun Lakes?

Brian Curry When you pick up the phone to call 9-1-1 to request either police, a fire department response, or an ambulance for emergency medical care, do you know where your call goes? Wherever you are located, every 9-1-1 call first gets routed to the appropriate police agency which, in the Sun Lakes Community, is…

AFMA Posts New Hours Of Operation

The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) has implemented new hours at the Sun Lakes office beginning this month. The administrative offices located in the lobby of Station 232 at 25020 Alma School Road will now be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. This change will not…

What Is the AFMA/Sun Lakes Fire Corps?

Brian Curry There have been a lot of changes for Sun Lakes in fire suppression and emergency medical care in the past two and a half years as the fire district merged into the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority. Among those changes has been the development and expansion of the volunteers associated with the authority.…

Sun Lakes Fire Corp. Speaks at United Methodist Church

Brian Curry Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Fire Corps members Brian Curry and Dan Johnson spoke to the Faith Circle women’s group of the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. A wide range of subjects included the CAP (Community Assistance Program) and various other AFMA programs such as lock boxes, medical information cards, the Home Safety…

Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club Donates to AFMA Charities

The Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club used their year-end meeting and holiday get-together to bring toys to the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Charities Toy Drive. Pictured with just some of the toys collected (left to right) are Second Vice President Brian Curry, First Vice President Bob Glantz, AFMA’s Floyd Richardson and Bailey Jones, SLBLC…

AFMA/Sun Lakes Offering Home Safety Assessment Program

Brian Curry The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes is offering a complimentary and voluntary home safety assessment for Sun Lakes residents. Trained AFMA volunteers will come to your home and conduct a safety walk through and will make recommendations to the homeowner based on their findings. Among the items that will be checked into…

The Hot Spot

CAP members pictured (Left to Right) are Sherry Cameron, Karen Snow, Nancy Roberts, and Brian Curry. Photo by Burt Williams.

AFMA Fire Corps Member Advance to Fire Inspector Carl Schell, an Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Fire Corps volunteer, recently attended the 2019 Arizona State Fire School where he completed classes for “Arizona State Fire Inspector 2.” Previously, Schell and fellow Fire Corps volunteers Brian Curry and Roger Fell had certified as “Arizona State Fire…

AFMA Fire Corps seeks volunteers

The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority Fire Corps Community Assistance Program celebrates its 18th anniversary this month and continues providing service to the Sun Lakes community and assistance to the firefighters and medics of AFMA. (Photo by Mikayla Sedgwick)

Brian Curry The Community Assistance program of the Arizona Fire & Medical Authority/Sun Lakes Fire Corps is looking to add some new volunteers to the ranks of their CAP team. There are multiple programs that are part of the nationally-recognized Fire Corps which fall under AFMA. The Community Assistance Program includes a two-member team that…

Ambulance Memborship Program Fact Sheet

  The following FAQs were developed to assist residents in better understanding this necessary change. Q: What is an ambulance patient subsidy? A: For many years, both NCFMD and SCFMD have been able to waive or subsidize patient co-pays and deductibles for ambulance transport services. Q: Why does the current subsidy program need to end?…