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Lake County Fire Rescue promotes three employees

Lake County Fire Rescue promotes three employees

Lake County Fire Rescue recently promoted three employees, taking effect March 29. Firefighter Shane Helton was promoted to lieutenant, Lt. Kraig Gilligan was promoted to trailing captain and Lt. Glenn Bidwell was promoted to battalion chief, a news release states.…
Lake county fire rescue to push back new engine 15

Lake county fire rescue to push back new engine 15

The Lake County Office of Fire Rescue is adding a new fire truck to its fleet this month to replace an aging 2015 truck, according to a press release.  On March 17 at 10:30am, community leaders, staff from the Office…
Lake County Fire Rescue honors three lieutenants

Lake County Fire Rescue honors three lieutenants

Three Lake County Fire Rescue personnel were among those honored for their dedication to service during the annual awards banquet that recognizes police officers, firefighters and K9 officers who went above and beyond the line of duty during the past…
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…
Lake County Fire Rescue to unveil state-of-the-art truck

Lake County Fire Rescue to unveil state-of-the-art truck

The Lake County Public Safety Department’s Fire Rescue Division will add a new fire truck to its fleet next month, replacing an aging 2005 squad. On Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. Lake County Commissioners, Public Safety staff, and fellow colleagues…
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…
She rescued a shelter dog, then he saved her

She rescued a shelter dog, then he saved her

A girl and her dog became a success story and then a book! Sharon Ward Keeble knew something was wrong with her daughter, but she thought it was their move to a new place and a new school. “She was…
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