Multiple Fire Department changes improve operations

“When I took the appointment, I focused on three major areas that appeared to need improvements in the Fire Department,” Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner said in an exclusive interview with the Mesquite Local News. “I wanted to improve … [Read more...]

Rotary Clubs present SOAR awards

The Rotary Club of Mesquite and the Mesquite Sunrise Rotary announced their 2017 Safety Officer Award Recognition (SOAR) awards at the city council meeting on Oct. 24. Mesquite Fire and Rescue Honors went to Firefighter/Critical Care Paramedic … [Read more...]

Fire Prevention Week

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/11/17 through 9/17/2017

Total Calls for Service: *71 911 Transports: 35 Non-Transports: 20 Inter-facility Transports: 11 Fire Related Incidents: 5   Non-Transports include: Patient refusals, lift assists, patient deceased at scene, no patient found, … [Read more...]

Six Police Officers Honored by Knights of Columbus at Annual First Responders Ceremony

On Sept. 11, the Mesquite Council of the Knights of Columbus invited the Mesquite Police Department and Fire Department to their annual First Responders Appreciation Ceremony and Commemorative Service.  The annual service was held at the Mesquite … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 9/4/17 through 9/10/2017:

Total Calls For Service: *59 911 Transports: 25 Non Transports: 14 Inter-facility Transports: 10 Fire Related Incidents: 10 … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 8/21/17 through 8/27/2017:

Total Calls For Service: *54 911 Transports:               25 Non Transports:              15 Inter-facility Transports: 12 Fire Related Incidents:      2 Non Transports include: Patient refusals, lift assists, patient deceased at … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue Department Appoints New Administrative Captain

Mesquite Fire Rescue wishes to announce that FF/CCT Paramedic Jayson Andrus has been promoted to the newly created Administrative Captain position. Police Chief/Fire Administrator Troy Tanner proudly pinned Captain Andrus after he was officially … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Department Appoints New Public Information Officer

The Mesquite Fire Department wishes to announce that a new member of the Fire Department’s family is taking over the public information officer responsibilities.  Captain John Gately has served as the public information officer for the past few … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 7/31/17 through 8/6/2017:

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 7/31/17 through 8/6/2017: Total Calls for Service: 48* 911 Transports: 15 Non-Transports: 14 Inter-facility Transports: 12 Fire Related … [Read more...]