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Posted on: June 16, 2021

KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO SPONSOR FOUR FIREWORK DISPLAYS THROUGHOUT THE FLORIDA KEYS

family sitting on blankets watching fireworks

The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved using Key West International Airport enterprise revenue funds to sponsor Independence Day celebrations and fireworks displays throughout the Florida Keys. 

“This is a great opportu...

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

STOCK ISLAND CATAMARAN FIRE EXTINGUISHED WITHIN 30 MINUTES

Monroe County Fire Rescue was on scene for a catamaran fire in a Stock Island marina.

On Saturday, May 29 at 10:16 a.m. a fire was called in on a catamaran sailboat live aboard off Peninsula Avenue on Stock Island. Those aboard the boat were able to safety exit the boat. There were no reported injuries. The fire was contained to one boat i...
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Posted on: May 21, 2021

MONROE COUNTY THANKS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL DURING EMS WEEK (AND ALWAYS)

County Commissioners present Chief James Callahan and Chief Steve Hudson with EMS week proclamation

Monroe County Mayor Michelle Coldiron and the Board of
County Commissioners proclaimed this week, May 16-22, Emergency MedicalServices (EMS) Week. This is the 46th annual nationally designated week. EMS
consists of first responders, emergency medical ...

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Fire - News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2021

MONROE COUNTY AND MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE CUT RIBBON FOR CUDJOE KEY FIRE STATION 11

Commissioners and MCFR clip the red ribbon in front of station 11.

Monroe County and Monroe County Fire Rescue held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 17 to open the new Cudjoe Key Fire Station 11. The 3,708 square feet building has a 4,299 square feet garage bay and is rated for category five hurricanes with 200 mph wind ...

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