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Sheryl and Mike Marr thank Community Assistance Program volunteer Brian Curry who responded to their call that day two years ago with his CAP partner. “Mike was being worked on by the ambulance crew, we were there for Sheryl and whatever she needed” Curry said. Photo by Nancy Roberts

Still going strong Two years ago the Sun Lakes Fire District responded to Michael Marr’s home in the Sun Lakes Country Club area. Mr. Marr was in cardiac arrest and with first CPR done by his wife Sheryl with instructions from the 911 dispatcher and then multiple cardiac defibrillation and CPR administered by the trained…

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Firefighter Craig Daniels lets this young girl get a chance to put out the “fire.” Firefighter Brandon Johnson watches.

SLFD visits Robson Branch Library for “Awesome occupations…firefighting.” Brian Curry The Robson Library hosted children to see what it means to be a firefighter.

Sun Lakes Fire District Seeks Tax Override

Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Fire District is asking residents to approve a temporary tax levy override after making as many non-essential cuts as possible without jeopardizing fire suppression or emergency medical services. The override proposal is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday, November eighth. If the override is approved it would authorize the SLFD…

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Sun Lakes Fire District Troy Maloney (left) congratulates new Battalion Chief John McBride. McBride, who has been an acting battalion chief for the last several months, was promoted due to Battalion Chief Rob Helie’s promotion to Deputy Chief. Not pictured is newly promoted Battalion Chief Robert Olmsted. These promotions fill out the SLFD command structure. (Photo by LouAnn Sedgwick; caption by Brian Curry).

Sun Lakes resident Jerry Rex and his four year old grandson Brendan Rex visited Station One of the Sun Lakes Fire District to thank the crew of engine 231 and ambulance 231 who came to Brendan’s aid recently. Brendan was visiting his grandparents when he went into respiratory distress and the SLFD crew responded and…

CAP volunteer receives “Pay It Forward” award

Sun Lakes Fire Department Community Assistance volunteer Scott Jaeger is interviewed by reporter Jason Barry. He was the recipient of CBS 5 (KPHO’s) “Pay It Forward” award of $500. Jaeger was nominated for his volunteerism with the crisis response units of Sun Lakes, Chandler and Phoenix Fire Departments as well as with the Red Cross…

Sun Lakes Firefighter celebrates anniversary

Firefighter Chris Wiley is congratulated by Sun Lakes Fire District Chief Troy Maloney (right) on celebrating his 10th anniversary with the district. Wiley, who began his firefighting career in Colorado while attending the University of Colorado, is a certified paramedic and has served the SLFD as an acting captain and an acting engineer. He has…

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Sun Lakes Fire Department Chief Troy Maloney (left) congratulates Emergency Medical Services Coordinator Chris Barden on his 10th anniversary with the department. Barden, who was hired as a paramedic on the ambulances in 2006, was promoted to coordinator in 2008. He holds a degree from Clark County Community College in Nevada and along with his…