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Posted on: February 17, 2021

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE HELPS ELDERLY BIG PINE KEY RESIDENT IN NEED

Firefighters seen clearing overgrown landscaping at an elderly person's home

Monroe County Fire Rescue station 11 and 13 crews did not hesitate to help an elderly Big Pine Key resident clear downed branches and overgrown trees after Monroe County Social Services inquired about the hazard to the resident’s mobility. The c...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

PARAMEDICS LEARN MODERNA VACCINATION PRACTICES AT ‘TRAIN THE TRAINER’ EVENT

Chief Callahan receives a Moderna vaccine shot from FDOH to demonstrate how it is done properly.

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County hosted a “Train the Trainer” event to teach Monroe County Fire Rescue paramedics how to correctly administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination. Firefighter paramedics are considered frontline healthcare wor...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

NEW CLASS OF 'HOT SHOTS' GRADUATE FROM THIRD FIREFIGHTING TRAINING PROGRAM

The graduates stand spaced apart to do the Pledge of Allegiance

The Monroe County Fire Rescue Fire Academy celebrated 28 new graduates today at a virtual ceremony that was streamed live by Monroe County TV. The new graduates successfully completed the third “Hot Shots” Minimum Standards training program at the County-...

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