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  1. Annual 'Surviving the Fire Service' Conference Planned for Oct. 3 in FLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 |

    The Second Annual Surviving The Fire Service Conference will be held on Oct. 3 at the Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The event, billed as a behavioral health and cancer prevention conference, will be held in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center starting at 8 a.m. Dr. Juan Garcia, father of Miami Firefighter Rafael Garcia, a young firefighter with a promising career who died at 28 from a fast growing brain tumor.


  2. FL Fire School Focuses on Shipboard TacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 |

    June 30--Firefighting on a ship requires going back to the basics, or what retired U.S. Navy firefighter Tom Jones simply calls "old school." This includes likely having to forgo things that firefighters take as a given these days -- including radios with which to communicate with one another.


  3. Teen Dies in Explosive Crash at FL Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 |

    An explosive crash at a Dania Beach gas station Tuesday night killed an 18-year-old man whom officials say was driving at "an extremely high rate of speed." May 24--An 18-year old who investigators say was driving at an "an extremely high rate of speed" died in an explosive crash after his Ford Mustang convertible slammed into fuel pumps at a Dania Beach gas station and convenience store.


  4. FL Tanker Rollover Causes 8,000-Gallon Fuel SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 |

    March 03--A truck rollover at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale late Thursday night caused 8,000 gallons of fuel to spill, some of which went into the ocean. At about 11:40 p.m., the tanker truck turned over on a turn in front of a storage facility near Terminal 18. "Some of it went into the water, we don't know how much," said Port spokeswoman Ellen Kennedy.


  5. FL Firefighter Hurt at Chemical Plant Explosion/FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 |

    Jan. 19--FORT LAUDERDALE -- First came explosions, then black smoke that could be seen for miles Wednesday around central Broward County as a blaze drew multiple firefighting crews to a chemicals warehouse just north of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. One firefighter injured his leg and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Deputy Chief Timothy Heiser said.


  6. FL FFs Rescue Injured Woman From Highest Point on Cargo ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 |

    Nov. 26--PORT EVERGLADES -- A Fort Lauderdale woman working at Port Everglades was injured Friday morning when she fell while climbing a ladder of a docked cargo ship, officials said. The 59-year-old woman told rescuers a rung on the vertical ladder gave out, causing the accident, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said.


  7. FedEx Plane Explodes after Landing in FLRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 |

    Oct. 29--The Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport shut down on Friday after a FedEx cargo plane caught on fire while landing. No one was injured.


  8. Booze, Speed Suspected in Fatal FL Lamborghini WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 |

    Sept. 22--DELRAY BEACH -- Health mogul Roger Wittenberns and his girlfriend were drinking in downtown Delray Beach early Wednesday afternoon before zooming north on Federal Highway in their matching yellow high-performance luxury sports cars. Meanwhile, J. Gerald Smith, an 82-year-old Uber driver, was headed home to Boynton Beach, where his wife had dinner on the table for him.


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