480-858-7230 Community Risk Reduction
480-967-7511 After Hours, Non-Emergency
The Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department is an “all hazards” department that responds to all types of incidents including fires, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous materials response, technical rescues and much more. Additionally, we pride ourselves on being involved in promoting emergency preparedness, fire prevention and a variety of life safety programs. Learn more about us.
Free Holiday Safety Day on December 15
It’s family fun with safety in mind at Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department’s free Holiday Safety Day, Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Tempe/APS Joint Fire Training Facility, 1340 E. University Drive.
For more information on keeping your holidays safe, go to our Winter Holidays Safety page.
- Short-term vacation rental fire and life safety
Make sure your prospective host takes fire and life safety seriously. Vacation rentals are popular vacation accommodations but there can be uncertainty over the level of safety those spaces should provide.
Ask questions before booking a vacation rental. Take a look at our list.
- Continuous Compression (hands-only CPR) classes
We are gearing up to offer a monthly class to the public. Dates have yet to be scheduled but if you'd like to receive notice, please sign up for FireNews.
Prepare to answer questions about an emergency and learn about other safety programs offered by the City such as Smart911.
Meet Chief Ruiz, learn about the history of the department and how we are organized, and find important staff contact information.
Information on job descriptions, professional development and gaining experience.
Programs, services and tips for home and life safety.
Answers to some of the common questions we get asked.
Sign up for emails about the department programs, services and events.
Tempe has six fire stations around the city. Learn about the staff and vehicles assigned to the various locations.
Tempe's newest fire station is becoming reality. Fire Station 7 which is expected to be in service summer 2019. Follow the project's progress and see the building renderings.
In addition to responding to emergency medical calls, we other medical services that help our community.
Including pre-plan application, hazardous materials, inspections, tent and canopy, and fireworks.
The memorial honors the firefighters, police offers and canines who died protecting our community.
- Fire Cadet Program for people interested in fire careers and supporting the department.
- CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) for everyday citizens who want to aide our community.