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Fire

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Fire Department

The City of Casa Grande Fire Department proudly protects over 50,000 people living in an area of over 112 square miles. The Fire Department operates out of four fire stations that protect a primarily residential area. The department is a public department whose members are on a paid status. The Casa Grande Fire Department is one of the oldest in Pinal County, Arizona, dating back to the City’s incorporation in 1915. The department celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2016.

Services provided:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Search and Rescue
  • Extrication
  • Technical Rescue Confined Space
  • Wildfire
  • Fire Prevention

Fire Department Mission Statement

Provide quality customer service, professional fire protection, and life safety to meet the needs of the community.

Fire Department Vision

The Casa Grande Fire Department will be on the leading edge of fire service trends, as they expand to meet the dynamic needs of the growing community.

Public Safety Communications Division

The Public Safety Communications Center (PSCC) provides dispatching services for the Police Department and Fire Department twenty‐four hours a day 365 days a year. The PSCC staff also provides after-hours dispatch services for the Public Works Department and coordinates maintenance and repairs for major City radio network infrastructure. The Fire Department currently provides direct oversight of the Communications Center.

Public Safety Dispatchers are the first line of communications with the general public, whether answering 911 emergency calls or handling non-emergency requests for service for both the Police and Fire Departments. Public Safety Dispatchers (911 Operators) attend to incoming calls on twelve 911 phone lines, five non-emergency lines, and one silent witness line. Dispatchers enter all calls for service into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, classify and prioritize the calls, and dispatch public safety personnel where they are needed.

Other duties required of this position include processing and filing incoming paperwork, warrants and article entry into the state and national crime database, criminal history inquiries, and numerous other tasks to keep the internal operation of the department organized and efficient.

Supervisors in the division perform as “working supervisors”, executing all of the above functions in addition to supervision of the center operations, scheduling, employee evaluations, records requests and special projects assigned by the Communications Manager. The PSCC is currently under the direction of Carla Reece.

Communications Mission

The mission of the Public Safety Communications Center (PSCC) is to provide the public with a vital link to emergency services. We are committed to serving with integrity, cooperation and concern for the welfare of others. Our goal is to provide expedient, courteous and quality service to our community. Our standard is excellence and our model of success is collaboration and cooperation.

HeartCode ® BLS

Who Should Take This Course?

The AHA’s Heartcode BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals such as CNA’s, EMT’s, CEP’s, RN’s, MD’s, as well as students pursuing a career in the medical health field.

How Does This Course Work?

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The BLS course is offered as a blended course. Step 1 is to complete the Online eLearning component located on the eLearning American Heart Association website. Once you complete the course, you will be asked to take a survey. Complete the survey and you will receive your certificate of completion. You will need  a copy of this certificate to sign up for a Hands-On Skills Session with a Training Center. Step 2 is to complete the Hands-On Skills Session with a Training Center. The City of Casa Grande offers the Hands-On Skills Session most Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. To make an appointment please contact CPR@casagrandeaz.gov.

Heartsaver ® First Aid CPR AED

Who Should Take This Course?

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

What does the course teach?

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Upon successful completion of this course, including a first aid skills demonstration and a CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

You may sign up for the Heartsaver ® First Aid CPR AED course on our website.

Fire Prevention

The Casa Grande Fire Prevention Division provides a safe environment for citizens to live, work and visit.  This is done through a comprehensive program of education, enforcement, engineering, and fire investigation within our community. 

Some of the functions handled in the fire prevention division include:

  • Public Education
  • Building Fire and Life Safety Plan Reviews
  • Fire protection system Plan Reviews and Inspections
  • Business Inspections
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fire Investigations
How can I make sure my Smoke Alarm is working as it should? 2017-08-21T17:58:29-07:00

A smoke alarm is a device that detects smoke and sounds an alarm to alert people nearby that there is a potential fire. All smoke alarms are pretty much similar in their function but may vary slightly by manufacturer.  You can find some basic smoke alarm safety precautions here.

Do you have tips on disaster preparedness for families? 2017-08-21T17:59:06-07:00

Yes, we provide tips for disaster preparedness here.

Do you have tips for businesses to prepare for disasters? 2017-08-21T17:59:36-07:00

Yes, we provide a helpful guide here.

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