Tag: Sun Lakes Fire Department

CAP volunteers recognized

Brian Curry, Shirley Hutchings and Pat Weitzel with program coordinator Scott Jaeger; photo by LouAnn Sedgwick

SLFD’s Community Assistance Program Coordinator Scott Jaeger awards 8-year service pins to volunteers Brian Curry who, in his time with CAP, has been in training and mentoring of new recruits and currently serves as the volunteer Public Information Officer for the fire district; Shirley Hutchings, who has served as CAP secretary and handles driver recertification…

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The Sun Lakes Fire District, in response to recent retirements, sent three new recruits to the Phoenix Fire Department Regional Training Academy class 16-03 along with recruits from various other Arizona departments and districts. A delegation of off-duty SLFD firefighters attended the graduation of the three new recruits to wish them well in their new…

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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…