The Scottsdale Fire Department is already seeing an increase in heat-related calls on our trails - for people, and for pets.
Brush up on your knowledge & be prepared if you're heading out for a warm weather hike.
A team of firefighters from the city of Scottsdale is part of a regional effort to control wildfires burning around the state of Idaho. Scottsdale Fire Captain Jamie Majchrzak, Engineer Adam Brotzman, and Firefighter Robert Chisholm were deployed to Idaho Aug. 13.
Why would a Scottsdale crew travel more than 1,000 miles to fight fires in another state?
Most importantly, a neighboring state needs our help. But the crew also gains valuable experience they will bring back home.
Way to step up, #Scottsdale !
Mayor Herb Drinkwater read this Top 10 list over the phone with Dave back in May, 1987:
Top 10 Municipal Problems or Panda Names:
10. Raising revenues while preserving economic incentives
9. Maintenance of attractive convention facilities
7. Traffic congestion
6. Pong Pong
5. Roly Poly
4. Upgrading mass transit
2. Inability to mate in front of crowds
1. Tie Potholes ... Ping Ping
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.
Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in.
Scottsdale’s vibrant downtown is considered the finest urban center in Arizona. It is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries.
Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in the city’s northern reaches, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain.