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New High Tech CPR Equipment For Charlotte County Fire and EMS

Charlotte County Fire and EMS are getting new CPR Equipment to provide improved emergency care. The ‘Lucas’ Chest Compression system will be used to help perform CPR on patients in cardiac arrest. LUCAS® Chest Compression System provides benefits to cardiac arrest patients by delivering Guidelines-consistent, high-quality... Read More.
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O’NEILL APPEALS DISTRICT’S BID TO FIRE HER

SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICIALS KNEW THEY WOULD HAVE A FIGHT ON THEIR HANDS WHEN THEY TRIED TO TERMINATE VENICE ELEMENTARY TEACHER DIANA O’NEILL.  NOW THEY KNOW IT WILL BE DECIDED IN THE COURTS.  THE DISTRICT SENT A LETTER TO O’NEILL AT THE BEGINNING... Read More.

FIRE ON SIESTA KEY

SARASOTA COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO A HOUSE FIRE AT ABOUT 1 PM MONDAY IN THE 700 BLOCK OF TROPICAL CIRCLE ON SIESTA KEY. THE HOMEOWNER, SIXTY FOUR YEAR OLD WALTER MICHAELS SAID HE SUSPECTS THE FIRE WAS CAUSED BY A CIGARETTE BUTT HE THREW... Read More.
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ROTONDA FIRE CUTS POWER AND THREATENS HOMES

ABOUT 2100 ROTONDA RESIDENTS LOST POWER AFTER A POWER LINE SNAPPED, CAUSING A BRUSH FIRE THAT THREATENED HOMES LAST NIGHT.  A HALF DOZEN FIRE AGENCIES RACED TO THE CHARLOTTE HARBOUR PRESERVE NEAR GASPARILLA ROAD AND ROTONDA TERRACE TO BATTLE THE BLAZE JUST AFTER 7PM. ... Read More.

CHARLOTTE BRUSH FIRE ALMOST CONTAINED

THE BRUSH FIRE IN SOUTHERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY THAT HAS CONSUMED ALMOST 250 ACRES IS NOW 95% CONTAINED.  FIRE CREWS SAY THEY HAVE A GOOD HANDLE ON THE FIRE, BUT THEY ARE ON ALERT AS CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO CHANGE.  THE WIND CONTINUES TO BE THE... Read More.
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BRUSH FIRE CLOSE TO MOBILE HOME PARK

FIRE CREWS ARE STILL WORKING TO GET A BRUSH FIRE UNDER CONTROL IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.  THE FIRE, WHICH IS LOCATED OFF OF OIL WELL ROAD EAST OF US 41, SHUT DOWN THAT ROAD FOR A TIME TUESDAY AND CAUSED THE EVACUATION OF PEOPLE... Read More.

FIRE DESTROYS SHED, DAMAGES TRUCK

A FIRE BROKE OUT ON A PROPERTY IN ENGLEWOOD TUESDAY NIGHT, DOING DAMAGE TO A TRUCK AND DESTROYING A SHED.  THE ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT SAID THE FIRE BROKE OUT JUST AFTER 6PM AT 2175 BRIDGE STREET.  CREWS RESPONDING COULD SEE A COLUMN OF... Read More.
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BRUSH FIRE IN EASTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

A BRUSH FIRE IN EASTERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY HAS CONSUMED NEARLY 130 ACRES.  STRUCTURES WERE THREATENED IN THE AREA OF BERMONT ROAD AND STATE ROAD 31, BUT FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO KEEP THE BLAZE AWAY AND BOTH ROADS OPENED WITH THE HELP OF 36 BAMBI... Read More.

FIRE ASSESSMENT PLAN TO HELP BUSINESSES, CHURCHES

ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL COMMISSIONERS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY WEDNESDAY TO SET UP A METHODOLOGY THAT WOULD ALLOW FOR A LOWER ASSESSMENT RATE FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES AND HOUSES OR WORSHIP, BUT WOULD RAISE RATES FOR RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS.  COMMISSIONERS WON’T ACTUALLY ADOPT THE NEW ASSESSMENT RATES UNTIL SEPTEMBER... Read More.