Author Archives: Mesa Fire and Medical Department

Sustainability Champion – Bill Cawthorne, Mesa Fire and Medical Department

Fire Inspector Bill Cawthorne visits sites all over the City of Mesa to ensure that their fire safety regulations are all up to code. Some other responsibilities of a Fire Inspector are delivering information on topics such as fire safety, … Continue reading

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Ladder 201A Urban Gardeners

Richard Harless and some of his fellow firefighters stationed at Fire Station 201 have gone above and beyond to participate in the community that they already so dutifully serve. Richard is a Fire Engineer who drives Ladder 201, and whose … Continue reading

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Amanda Piña, Mesa Fire Connector Program

Name:  Amanda Piña Volunteer program:  Connectors When did you begin volunteering?  2009 Why did you choose to volunteer?  I chose to volunteer because I love to volunteer and give a helping hand.  I started volunteering in Jr. High and pursued the … Continue reading

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Trevyn Crosser, Mesa Fire Connector Program

Trevyn Crosser, Mesa Fire Department Connector Program volunteer When did you begin volunteering?  November 2010 Why did you choose to volunteer?  I have a goal to become a firefighter and felt that this would be a good opportunity to give me … Continue reading

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Caitlin Puckett, Mesa Fire Connector Program

Caitlin Puckett began volunteering for the Mesa Fire Connector Program in April of 2011.  When asked why she choose to volunteer Caitlin said, “I enjoy helping out my community and also to gain insight and knowledge about the fire service.”  She has … Continue reading

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Julie Eastwood, Special Event Volunteer Program

Name:  Julie Eastwood Volunteer Program:  Special Event volunteer When did you begin volunteering?  January 2012 Why did you choose to volunteer?  To fulfill my obligation of stewardship. My life is busy, rich, and full of excitement.  I love my children, and … Continue reading

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Chris Ottaviani, Mesa Fire Connector Program

Chris has been a Mesa Fire Connector volunteer since August of 2011.  Prior to volunteering with our department he volunteered at a hospital and wanted to volunteer in something that was more towards his future career path.  He started volunteering … Continue reading

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Alex Puryear, Mesa Fire Connector Program

Alex Puryear is a full-time student at ASU studying emergency management and who hopes to be a firefighter.  He also works at Brand X Custom Tee Shirts.  Alex has been a volunteer since August of 2010.  He joined the program because he … Continue reading

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Childproofing Furniture & Televisions

Recently there has been information released on the topic of tipping furniture and televisions that have injured children.  This post brings together some information on the topic in one place.  Anchoring furniture and televisions as part of your home childproofing measures may save your … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety Information

Whether you are the cook and you are having everyone over for Thanksgiving or you are going to someone else’s home for dinner there are some general cooking safety tips you should keep in mind.  Many people choose to go a non-traditional … Continue reading

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