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Posted on: May 5, 2020

BUSINESS OCCUPANCY LOAD ASSISTANCE BY MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE FIRE MARSHAL

Occupancy Load sign at a grocery store on Big Pine Key

Monroe County Fire Rescue and the Fire Marshal would like to help with the reopening of Florida Keys businesses that may need assistance in determining their new “Occupancy Load,” under Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE RESPONDS TO STRUCTURE FIRE ON BIG COPPITT KEY

BC Fire 1

Monroe County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at
5:04 a.m. on Big Coppitt Key. Stations 8, 9, and 10 responded to the firewithin minutes of the call. Upon arrival, a single wide mobile home of
approximately 700 sq. ft was partially on fire.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

MONROE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS COMPLETE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN COURSE

Two Monroe County Fire Rescue Firefighters work on a hazmat situation

For the past six weeks, 24 Monroe County Fire Rescue personnel participated in a 160-hour Hazardous Materials Technician Course at Joe London Fire Academy on Grassy Key in order to meet state minimum standards required for those who respond to hazardous m...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

PHOENIX AWARD PRESENTED TO MONROE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS AND TRAUMA STAR CREW BY ‘WIDOW MAKER’ SURVIVOR

MCFR meets with widow maker survivor Tad Kimes at Station 9.

It was a joyful Thursday morning when Tad Kimes of Big Coppitt Key was able to meet the Monroe County Firefighters and Trauma Star flight crew who saved his life on July 19, 2019. Kimes presented the emergency responders involved with saving his life the ...

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