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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 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Saturday Jul 1 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    May 24, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Mar 3, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Jan 19, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Nov 26, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Oct 29, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    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.

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

    Sep 23, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    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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