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The Gilbert Fire & Rescue's dedicated volunteer staff provides invaluable service to the Town of Gilbert.

Community Outreach & Education

Gilbert Fire & Rescue is proud to offer several community outreach programs including station tours, car seat clinics and safety classes.

Protecting Older Residents: Preventing Falls

Gilbert Fire & Rescue’s number one call for service is falls, and residents age 65 years and older are the most at risk. In fact, an older adult dies from a fall every 20 minutes in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 

That’s why Gilbert Fire & Rescue is teaming up with Dignity Health Trauma Services to develop prevention strategies and community programs to help educate and empower older residents.

Think you or a loved one may be at risk for falling? Take this quiz to find out.

Check back soon for information on community programs and take a moment to explore the data to see a statistical breakdown of falls in Gilbert. 

 For other resources and to request a home assessment visit the Falls Prevention page.

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Picture of ambulance with words Gilbert Fire and Rescue Launches Ambulance ServicesGilbert Fire Launches Ambulance Service

Gilbert residents needing medical transport may soon find themselves riding in an ambulance operated by the Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department.

The new ambulance, Medic 253, will be crewed by trained civilian emergency medical technicians (EMT) and paramedics out of Fire Station 3.

Learn more about the new ambulance service

2018 Regional Unity Walk

  • Date: 01/27/2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  
  • Location: Tempe Beach Park
    620 N Mill Ave
    Tempe, Arizona 85281
  • Introduction: 2018 Regional Unity Walk

 

Join Team Gilbert and other local cities in a “Walk in UNITY with our commUNITY”. This free event will be held at Tempe Beach Park to promote and support diversity and unity.  Even if you cannot or do not want to walk, you can still join the fun at 4:30 p.m. for the Regional UNITY Festival, which is sure to delight people of all ages.  Entertainment, refreshments, and t-shirts will be available at the park starting at 4:30 p.m. until we are out of shirts.  You can also wear your favorite purple shirt to represent Gilbert!

At 6 p.m. the multi-city group will "walk in UNITY with our CommUNITY", over Tempe Town Lake and back to Tempe Beach Park.

Tempe Beach park is located at Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway.  Parking will be available at Tempe Beach Park Surface lot, 250 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 and the surrounding areas. 

Contact Melanie Dykstra at Melanie.dykstra@gilbertaz.gov for more information.

   

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