Spencer Lewis promoted to Shift Captain

Mesquite Fire & Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Spencer Lewis on his promotion to Shift Captain!   Monday morning, March 12, 2018, Chief Jayson Andrus presented Captain Lewis with his new badge, followed by his parents p … [Read more...]

Captain Spencer Lewis Pinning Ceremony

Mesquite Fire & Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Spencer Lewis on his promotion to Shift Captain! Monday morning, March 12, 2018, Chief Jayson Andrus presented Captain Lewis with his new badge, followed by his parents … [Read more...]

New Mesquite Fire Chief appointed

After a tumultuous year in the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department, the Mesquite City Council appointed Jason Andrus as the newest fire chief on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Andrus, an 11-year veteran of the Mesquite Fire Department, takes the helm as a … [Read more...]

Wildland firefighters wanted

LAS VEGAS - Firefighters from Bureau of Land Management, Mt. Charleston Fire Protection District, National Park Service, Nevada Division of Forestry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service are hosting an open house on December 6 to … [Read more...]

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 commu … [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 C … [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...]