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Maricopa & Pinal Counties (Valley of the Sun)

January 1, 2014 - August 24, 2014

39 deaths, including 12 Children,  have resulted from 120  Water Related Incidents this year.

Water related incidents are reported to the Children's Safety Zone by the various Fire Department Public Information Officers from across the valley, usually within 48 hours of their occurrence.

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Age Brackets:  Peds: 0 to 5 years-old   Children: 6 to 12 years-old    Teens: 13 to 17 years old   Adults: 18 years-old and above.

Phoenix Fire Department

reported by Sonya Contreras

Total Incidents...54
26  Peds / 2 Children / 6 Teen / 20 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...3  Children...1  Teens...3   Adults...8
Total Fatalities...15

Avondale Fire Department

reported by Ron Deadman

Total Incidents...1
(1 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Buckeye Fire Department

reported by Scott Benbow

Total Incidents...0
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Chandler Fire Department

reported by Warren Bahle

Total Incidents...5
(2 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 3 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...3
Total Fatalities...4

Daisy Mountain Fire Department

reported by Captain Phil Dyer

Total Incidents...1
(1 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...1

El Mirage Fire Department

reported by Howard Munding

Total Incidents...2
(2 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...1

Gilbert Fire Department

reported by Debbie Dana

Total Incidents...6
(5 Peds / 1 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Glendale Fire Department

reported by Dr. Janet A. Boberg

Total Incidents...6
(3 Ped / 1 Children / 1 Teens / 1 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...1   Adults...1
Total Fatalities...2

Goodyear Fire Department

reported by Tanja Tanner

Total Incidents...2
(2 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Guadalupe Fire Department

reported by Albert Banin

Total Incidents...0
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Maricopa Fire Department

reported by Brad Pitassi

Total Incidents...0
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Mesa Fire & Medical Department

reported by Gail Coakley

Total Incidents...12
(8 Peds / 1 Children / 0 Teens / 3 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...1  Teens...0   Adults...2
Total Fatalities...4

Paradise Valley

reported by Lori Schmidt

Total Incidents...0
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Peoria Fire Department

reported by Tim Eiden

Total Incidents...3
(0 Peds / 2 Children / 0 Teens / 1 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...1
Total Fatalities...1

Pinal County

reported by Colin Williams

Total Incidents...3
(3 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Dept

reported by Vance Gray

Total Incidents...4
(3 Peds / 1 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Rural Metro Fire Department

reported by Colin Williams

Total Incidents...1
(1 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...1

Rural Metro F.D. - Fountian Hills

By Todd Brunin

Total Incidents...1
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 1 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Salt River Fire Department

reported by William Kuamo'o

Total Incidents...0
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Scottsdale Fire Department

reported by Lori Schmidt

Total Incidents...5
(2 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 3 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...1  Children...0  Teens...0   Adult...2
Total Fatalities...3

Sheriff's Department, Maricopa County

reported by Detective Robert Leatham

Total Incidents...6
(0 Peds / 1 Child / 1 Teens / 4 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...1  Teens...1   Adults...4
Total Fatalities...6

Sun City Fire Department

reported by Local Media

Total Incidents...1
(0 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 1 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Superstition Fire & Medical District

reported by Tina Gerola

Total Incidents...1
(1 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Surprise Fire Department

reported by Renee Hamblin

Total Incidents...1
(1 Peds / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Tempe Fire Department

reported by Monique Bonfiglio

Total Incidents...4
(1 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 3 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...1
Total Fatalities...1

Tolleson Fire Department

reported by Media

Total Incidents...1
(1 Ped / 0 Children / 0 Teens / 0 Adult)
Fatalities:  Peds...0  Children...0  Teens...0   Adults...0
Total Fatalities...0

Total Water Related Incidents

Total Incidents...120
(63 Peds / 9 Children / 8 Teen / 40 Adults)
Fatalities:  Peds...9  Children...3  Teens...5  Adult...22
Total Fatalities...39

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