480-858-7230 Community Risk Reduction
In case of emergency, please call 9-1-1
Community Risk Reduction
The Community Risk Reduction Division serves the citizens of Tempe by protecting life, property and the environment by preventing emergencies before they happen. This is achieved by providing fire and life safety inspections, community education and investigation services to enhance public safety and improve emergency responders' ability to manage an incident.
Every year, college students experience a number of fire-related emergencies. The Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department responds to all fire and emergency medical calls on campus.
Our Public Education Specialist is available to make presentations to schools, organizations or businesses about our community programs.
Learn to prepare for any type of emergency including how to create a fire escape plan for your home.
Fire prevention practices include plan checks, inspections, and fire safety permits for businesses.
Safety tips for home and businesses
Parents and teachers learn about fire and life safety for children.
Resources about babysitters, hoarding prevention, CPR, cooking safety, seasonal safety tips, water safety and much more.
Holidays and weather safety
Make sure your vacation rental has basic safety equipment. Check our list for questions to ask your host.
Stay safe in pools and around other bodies of water.
Sign up for a free safety assessment of your home
Tempe Fire Medical Rescue can do a Home Safety Survey of your home. Sign up for a visit from a representative who will assess general safety and install a free smoke detector.
To schedule a visit, contact the Community Risk Reduction division at 480-858-7240.