Rural/Metro’s Southwest Zone operations currently provide private 911-emergency and interfacility ambulance transportation and private fire protection services in Arizona and speciality fire service in Texas, with plans for future expansion in Kansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
Our 2,300 Southwest Zone employees provide ambulance transportation and fire protection services 24 hours a day to our growing base of customers throughout region, providing more than 300,000 ambulance transports annually.
- 911 Emergency Ambulance Services: We are the exclusive provider of 911 emergency ambulance services in major cities and counties through the Southwest, including the Arizona cities of Tucson, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, Gilbert, Surprise, El Mirage, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Sun City, Green Valley, Queen Creek, Casa Grande, Florence, Coolidge, Maricopa and Goodyear– just to name a few.
- Interfacility Ambulance Services: From large hospital networks and healthcare systems to skilled nursing facilities dotted throughout our service areas, we are the trusted ambulance provider that healthcare professionals turn to for their patient transportation needs. With more than half of our patients requiring interfacility transportation on a non-emergency basis, we are experts at ensuring our customers’ needs are met.
- Community & Industrial Fire Protection Services: We are the national leader in private fire protection services to dozens of unincorporated communities around the nation. In the Southwest, we serve several areas within Maricopa, Pinal, Pima and Yuma Counties in Arizona. We are also the recognized expert in on-site industrial fire protection services, including airports, manufacturing plants and oil refineries. We are proud to include Fed-Ex in Memphis, CITGO in Lake Charles, Louisiana; and Alcoa in Eastern Tennessee among our customers.