Two new Goodyear fire stations to emphasize firefighters’ long-term health

  • Source: Sun Cities Independent
  • Published: 12/19/2019 10:48 AM

Goodyear is getting ready to add to its city with two new fire stations. The Goodyear City Council approved funding this week for the creation of two new fire stations that will place a heavy emphasis on firefighters’ long-term health and improving response times for the community, according to a release. “They’re very functional buildings, with a focus on improved response times and ensuring the safety of our firefighters inside the station,” Goodyear Deputy Fire Chief Tom Cole stated. “Over the last few years, firefighters across the country on average are seeing an increase in cancer diagnoses from the exposures they encounter on fires. So, it’s in everybody’s best interest to help focus efforts on keeping firefighters safe.”


We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and (read more)
ship name
no comments have been added

Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe