Mesa Fire Department

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Phoenix-Area Storm Damage Forces Some People Out of Their Homes

    The storm that caused record rainfall around Phoenix yesterday caused enough damage to force some homeowners out of their houses. There's no way of telling exactly how many people were displaced from their homes because of flooding, but Red Cross officials tell New Times that a dozen people sought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Hot Links: Bible Studies, Swarms of Bees, and Mexican Brandy

    ​Home Bible studies have been banned in Gilbert. An ordinance that forbids Gilbert churches from having potlucks or home Bible studies was enforced on the Oasis of the Truth Church, which received a cease and desist order after holding Bible studies at several different homes. The church has filed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Hot Links: Power Down, Wigwam Resort, and Free H1N1 Shots

    ​Crews are busy restoring power to parts of the Valley after yesterday's rain storms. At least 30 traffic intersection signals and 61,000 residents are without power. A spokesman for APS says he hopes that everyone will have restored power by noon...Police are looking to build a new station across ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Disaster Exercise to Test Hospitals, Public Safety Officials With 1,200 Volunteer Victims (Including You, If You Want)

    Disaster will strike the Valley on March 10, 2009.No, that's not a prediction from the Mayan calendar. It's a mock event being held on or near Arizona State University's Tempe campus to test the disaster readiness of local public safety officials and health care workers.The "Coyote Crisis Campaign" ... More >>

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Reality Check

    Let's get this straight: Lots of voters think Janet Napolitano's a closeted lesbian, but she's against Prop 107 and gay marriage?!

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Baa-aaaaaad News

    Business as usual: The winged wonder on Sheriff Joe's profound respect for sheep, and on the demise of Air America Phoenix

  • News

    September 12, 2002


    He's Baaaack . . .

  • News

    April 26, 2001


    From the week of April 26, 2001

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Arizona's Worst Neighbor

    People are sick and animals are dying near TRW's air-bag plant in Mesa.

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Place to Get a Tattoo Removed

    Mesa Tattoo Removal Program

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Fire Truculence

    Is it a case of rogue firefighters or meddling city managers? Whatever it is, the Phoenix Fire Department isn't used to the scrutiny it's getting from City Hall.

  • News

    October 12, 1995

    A Shut and Open Case

    TRW's air-bag plant was closed because of chronic explosions. Mesa officials weren't ready for the political explosion that followed.