76 F
Leesburg
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Home Tags Fire

Tag: fire

Fire at Paddock Mall, Police Release Photos of Suspected Arsonist

Police ask for tips to locate suspected arsonist after fire at Ocala’s Paddock Mall.

Paddock Mall Evacuated Due to Structure Fire

OCALA -- Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a reported a structure fire at 3100 SW College Road. Around 11:30 a.m Fire Rescue began evacuating...

Marion County Fire Rescue Crews Battle Ocklawaha Kitchen Fire

An aggressive fire in Oklawaha brings in the need for multiple fire units.

Mount Dora Fire Dept. Receives $1.29M Grant to Hire More Firefighters

Mount Dora Fire Department received a $1.29M grant to hire additional firefighters and staff a ladder truck.

$7,500 Reward Offered for Suspect Responsible for Theft of Rare Gator...

Agencies partner together to offer up to $7,500 as a reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the theft of a rare alligator and the death of 43 others.

Fiery Crash in Summerfield Ends with One Dead

Fiery crash claims the life of one person in Summerfield after driver loses control and crashes into a tree.

Two Injured in Early Morning DUI Crash

TAMPA, Fla - Two people were injured early in the morning of Saturday, October 21 following a DUI-related crash. Florida Highway Patrol reports Eldy Cartaya Dominguez,...

Sumter Citizens Urged to Remove Hurricane Coverings

WILDWOOD, Fla - Sumter County Fire and EMS released a statement October 17 urging citizens to remove window coverings set up for Hurricane Irma. Although hurricane...

Lake County Fire Rescue paramedics participate in elite EMS competition

TAVARES, Fla. — A team of four Lake County Fire Rescue paramedics competed for the first time in Florida’s premier emergency medical services competition. Lake County...

Lake County Fire Rescue launches HAZMAT Medic Program

TAVARES — When an emergency occurs and noxious gases permeate the air, Lake County Fire Rescue’s Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is at the ready...

Semi-Truck Catches Fire on Interstate 75

OCALA, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol troopers were forced to shut down a portion of Interstate 75 after a semi-truck burst into flames just north...

Lake County rescinds countywide burn ban

TAVARES — Lake County has rescinded the countywide burn ban today that was enacted April 17 in accordance with Lake County Code 10.5-75. Lake County’s...

Lake County Public Safety warns of dangerous wildfire conditions

TAVARES — With dry conditions contributing to an increase in recent brush fires in Lake County, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire...

Marion County Fire Claims 53-year-old Woman

OCALA - A fire that broke out at home on Bahia Trace Court in Ocala Friday morning is to blame for the death of a...

Lake County firefighters save two children from apartment fire

LEESBURG —Lake County firefighters this morning rescued a three-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl from an apartment fire in the 2600 block of...

Lake County Fire Rescue opens 25th fire station

UMATILLA – Lake County Fire Rescue opened its 25th full-time firehouse, Station 20 in Umatilla. “The residents of Dona Vista and south Umatilla now have...

Sumter County Deputies Save Puppies From House Fire

THE VILLAGES - Two chihuahua puppies were saved from a house fire on Christmas Eve according to a Sumter County press release. Deputies and firefighters responded...

Elderly Man Caught in Residential Fire

LEESBURG - An elderly man who has not been identified by officials, was caught in a residential fire early Saturday morning according to Leesburg Fire...

Lake County Public Safety names Kris Bush newest battalion chief

TAVARES — Surrounded by family, friends and fellow firefighters, veteran Lake County Fire Lt. Kris Bush was recently tapped as the county’s newest battalion...

Montverde Home Goes Up in Flames

MONTVERDE - A fire broke out at a home in the Montverde Mobile Home Park Sunday morning. Montverde Fire Department along with Lake County Fire Rescue responded...

One Dead in Fiery Motorcycle Crash in Ocala

OCALA - A fiery accident that occurred in Ocala on State Road 200 and SW 69th Court Road Saturday afternoon ended in the death of...

Wildfire in Ocala National Forest Closes Down State Road 40

OCALA - A wildfire that broke out in the Ocala National Forest caused officials to close down a portion of State Road 40 (SR 40)...

Fire Causes $75,000 in Damage to Leesburg Home Overnight

LEESBURG - A Leesburg home has an estimated $75,00 in damage after a fire broke out overnight according to Leesburg Fire Deputy Chief Joseph Mera. Leesburg...

Fire Breaks Out at Local Boat Factory in Wildwood

WILDWOOD - A local boat factory caught fire Wednesday evening just before 7:00 pm in Wildwood. According to Wildwood Police Deputy Chief Valentino, emergency responders were...

Small Plane Crashes Into Swamp at Leesburg Airport

LEESBURG - The pilot of a small single-engine plane is lucky to be walking around after their airplane crashed into a swampy area at the...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS