About Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical
The Daisy Mountain Fire District was formed in 1989 and serves the residents of New River, Desert Hills, Anthem, and Black Canyon City. Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical spans two counties (Maricopa and Yavapai County) and protects a population of about 55,000 residents under the direction of Fire Chief Brian Tobin.
Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical is an organization that strives for excellence in every aspect. DMFM employs 118 personnel, staffs five fire stations, has a Special Operations Division that includes a Regionally deployable Hazardous Materials Response Team, as well as a Nationally deployable Wildland Response Team. The district covers approximately 210 square miles, which includes a dangerous 35 mile stretch of I-17 from Carefree Highway to Badger Springs Road.
DMFM is one of 26 departments (Automatic Aid System) dispatched by the Phoenix Regional Dispatch Center. As a member of the Automatic Aid System, jurisdictional boundaries are erased and the closest fire truck is dispatched to an emergency.