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North County Fire and Medical District



North County Fire & Medical District has been awarded Accredited Agency status for a second time by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The award was presented at the Center for Public Safety Excellence Awards Ceremony on August 28, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. There are fewer than 225 accredited agencies out of approximately 49,000+ fire departments throughout the country and less than a dozen accredited agencies in Arizona. This accreditation status continues to verify that North County Fire & Medical District has met the highest standards for effectiveness and efficiency in responding to emergencies.

CFAI is an entity of the Center for Public Safety Excellence that assists fire and emergency service agencies in achieving organizational and professional excellence through its strategic self-assessment model, accreditation process, and continuous quality improvement. CFAI accreditation has international credibility because its standards are the leading edge in fire protection.

“This continued recognition as an Accredited Agency demonstrates the District’s professionalism, excellence in organizational development, and strong commitment to providing outstanding fire and emergency services to our residents,” said Governing Board Chairman David Wilson.

Fire Chief Robert Biscoe said, “I want to express my sincere thanks to every member of the District and particularly the accreditation team for the effort put forth during the re-accreditation process. I also want to thank the members of the District’s Governing Board for their continued support of the organization. Without their commitment, we could not continue to achieve this recognition.”

Accreditation status culminates rigorous preparation by the District’s staff and scrutiny by the accreditation team. Following a period of self-assessment, a four day on-site evaluation took place by a team of peer assessors from across the country. The evaluation process included verification and validation of programs and services provided by the District, and in-depth reviews of Fire District policies, principles, and practices as they relate to more than 240 performance indicators.

Achieving Accreditation status for the second time is only one step in CFAI’s continuous improvement process. Maintaining accredited status requires annual compliance reports and another full re-accreditation process in five years.


Administration Office Phone Numbers
Business: 623-544-5400
Fax: 623-544-5455
Administration Office Hours
Monday-Thursday (Excluding Holidays)
7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Administration Office Address
18818 N. Spanish Garden Drive
Sun City West, Arizona 85375
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