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Posted on: November 3, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE RESPONDS TO PICKUP TRUCK FIRE INSIDE COMMERCIAL GARAGE ON STOCK ISLAND

Photo of Remains of Pickup Truck Fire in Garage on Stock Island 2018

STOCK ISLAND, FL – At 11:18 p.m. Friday, Monroe County Fire Rescue responded to a report of a garage on fire at 5172 Overseas Highway on Stock Island. Crews arrived to the commercial structure to find a pickup truck on fire inside the g...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE COLLECTED $10,000 AND TRUCKLOAD OF DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL VICTIMS

Photo of Monroe County Fire Rescue Donation Drive for Hurricane Michael victims at Winn-Dixie in Tav

MONROE COUNTY, FL – This week, Monroe County Fire Rescue personnel throughout the Keys collected a large truckload of essential items and more than $10,000 in cash donations for Hurricane Michael victims, including impacted firefighters and thei...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE CREWS TEACHING KEYS’ KIDS FIRE PREVENTION

Photo of Monroe County Fire Rescue crew and mascot Sparky teaching fire prevention to children at Ba

MONROE COUNTY, FL – It’s Fire Prevention Week and Monroe County Fire Rescue has been actively involved. Crews have been visiting eight schools and day care facilities throughout the Keys to help educate children about how to prevent fi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE RESPONDS TO TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AT MM 21 ON CUDJOE KEY

Photo of Monroe County Fire Rescue at traffic accident on Summerland Key on Oct. 5, 2018.

SUMMERLAND KEY, FL – Monroe County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident between a Coca-Cola distributing truck and an SUV at Mile Marker 21 on Cudjoe Key at 6:50 a.m. Friday.

Fire Rescue crews extricated the driver of the SUV from the vehi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

TRAUMA STAR AIR AMBULANCE TRANSPORTED RECORD 987 PATIENTS DURING FISCAL YEAR 2018

Photo of Trauma Star air ambulance at Marathon hangar during sunset

MARATHON, FL – During the 2018 Fiscal Year that ended Sept. 30, Monroe County’s Trauma Star air ambulance program flew a record 987 patients to mainland hospitals to receive life-saving care not available on the island chain. This is a significant increas...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

MCFR TRANSPORTS PERSON IN CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT TO BRIDGE FOR PICKUP BY TRAUMA STAR

Trauma Star Pickup on Shark Key Bridge 9-10-18 W

Monroe County Fire Rescue responded Monday afternoon, Sept. 10, to a construction accident on Big Coppitt Key in which a person fell from scaffolding. Naval Air Station Key West’s ladder truck was requested for specialized rescue equipment.

The p...

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