Tag: Sun Lakes Fire Department

The Hot Spot – March 2015

One of the three dual band emergency radios purchased by the Sun Lakes Fire Department with the Firehouse Sub foundation grant is posed at the Phoenix press conference.

Brian Curry Sun Lakes Fire Department Deputy Chief Dan Guerra recently traveled to a televised press conference in Phoenix to accept a grant from the Fire Subs foundation for three new dual band emergency radios. Firehouse Subs which was started by retired firefighters uses its foundation to assist fire, police and emergency services throughout the…

Doo Wop says thank you and adieu

The 2015 cast and crew of Doo Wop 6 Reunion

Doo Wop, the Sun Lakes Fire Department Benefit originated in 2008, is coming to an end. The cast and crew would like to thank our loyal patrons and fans for helping make this project a success. We were able to donate over $60,000 to our fire district to help purchase some needed equipment and supplies.…

The Hot Spot – January 2015

Captain Brad Rock is congratulated by Chief of Department Paul Wilson

Sun Lakes Fire Department Captain Brad Rock is congratulated by Chief of Department Paul Wilson on his 25th anniversary with the department. During his tenure Rock has served as a firefighter, engineer, captain, battalion safety and training officer and as an acting battalion chief. As the Battalion Safety and Training officer he was instrumental in…

The Hot Spot – October 2014

Retiring Battalion Chief Cheryl Van Horn

Retirement and promotions at Sun Lakes Fire Department Brian Curry One of the very first chapters in the history of the Sun Lakes Fire Department will come to a close early this month when Battalion Chief Cheryl Van Horn, a 27-year veteran of the Department retires after a long and distinguished firematic and emergency medical…

Last chance to sign up for the October CAP Class

Brian Curry The volunteer Community Assistance Program (CAP) of the Sun Lakes Fire Department has advised that there is only a short time left to sign on for their late October orientation and training class. The CAP program works under the direction of SLFD crews and responds with them to emergency calls. While the Fire…

The Hot Spot – September 2014

Surrounding Mr. Marr in the blue shirt is the lifesaving crew (left to right) firefighter Tom Geffert, firefighter Ricky Quinn, paramedic Les Legarreta, firefighter Brent Kohl, engineer David DeGraaf and Captain Robert Olmstead. Mr. Marr said, “These men are my heroes.”

Sun Lakes resident Michael Marr stopped by the Sun Lakes Fire Department Station One recently to thank the crew that saved his life. Mr. Marr was in full cardiac arrest when the SLFD was called to his home on July 9. His wife, who had called 911, had been given instructions over the phone by…