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Friday, September 18, 2020

firefighters

My First Time: Tanner Long

My First Time: Tanner Long

Eustis fireman fights his first fire. Photo: Nicole Hamel The fire happened on Mother’s Day. We were just pulling back into the station from breakfast and I overheard on the radio for one of the Lake County stations near us…
Leesburg firefighters receive Life Saving Award from hospital

Leesburg firefighters receive Life Saving Award from hospital

Two Leesburg firefighters were honored this week by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children with a 2019 Life Saving Award. The award recognizes their outstanding performance in pediatric trauma care for actions following a traffic accident in November 2019, a news…
Lake County Office of Fire Rescue hires 19 firefighters

Lake County Office of Fire Rescue hires 19 firefighters

 The Lake County Office of Fire Rescue hired 19 new firefighters, 15 of which were obtained with grant funds received from the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER). The new positions represent a 10…
Groveland hires 12 firefighters

Groveland hires 12 firefighters

Groveland welcomed 12 new firefighters at the January 6 city council meeting. The new firefighters reflect Groveland’s commitment to provide exceptional service and thoughtfully plan for future growth. In 2018, the Groveland Fire Department applied for the Staffing for Adequate…
Clermont firefighters to dedicate new engine to fallen hero

Clermont firefighters to dedicate new engine to fallen hero

Clermont firefighters will honor a longstanding tradition while dedicating the department’s newest engine to one of their own who died in the line of duty. The fire department will hold a “Push-in” ceremony at 9am Saturday, July 14, at Fire Station…
Mt. Dora firefighters test new gear, learn about cancer prevention

Mt. Dora firefighters test new gear, learn about cancer prevention

Mount Dora firefighters expect to be safer over the long haul with the addition of new personal protection equipment. Firefighters watched a demonstration, learned about cancer prevention, and conducted training in the new gear Thursday, June 14, when representatives from…
Lake County firefighters rescue baby hawk

Lake County firefighters rescue baby hawk

A fledgling hawk is safe thanks to the efforts of two eagle-eyed firefighters. Firefighters with Lake County Fire Rescue’s Engine 21 near Eustis caught and aided a wounded red-tailed hawk on Saturday, according to a news release. The hawk, just…
My favorite of all time! 

My favorite of all time! 

For those of you who are avid readers of Style, you probably have already predicted that I am going to tell you that this is one of my favorite issues of the year. If so, you are correct. In fact,…
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