The Phoenix Fire Department has been delivering paramedic level EMS service since the early 1970’s. Over the years we have deployed a number of delivery models, including taking over ambulance service delivery for the city in 1985. In 2006, under the direction of Fire Chief Bob Khan, then Local 493 President Billy Shields, and current Local 493 President Pete Gorraiz, the Phoenix Fire Department began the process of developing a long-term strategic plan. Read and/or download the entire article by clicking on the icon below.
Significantly Improving a Fire Service-Based EMS Deployment and Response System…an Innovative Model By: Assistant Fire Chief Todd Harms