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Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue

Harmani & Harmony West (Source: Johante johnson)

Twin Toddlers Drown In Deerfield Beach Pool

Broward Sheriff’s investigators are trying to figure out how twin toddlers were able to slip out of their mother’s Deerfield Beach apartment and into the pool area where they drowned.

04/09/2014

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, left and Fire Chief Anthony Stravino collect for MDA at Broward Boulevard and NW 27 Avenue Tuesday April 1, 2014 to kickoff the annual fill the boot drive. 
(Source:  Mike Jachles/Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue)

BSO: These Boots Were Made For Filling

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue firefighters are asking drivers this week to ‘fill their boots’ for a good cause. In keeping with an annual tradition and partnership that started in 1954, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 4321 will hit the streets at 3 p.m. Tuesday for the popular Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual fundraiser in front of the BSO Public Safety Building.

04/01/2014

Tractor trailer carrying hydrogen tanks over turned on southbound Turnpike exit ramp to Coconut Creek Parkway.  (Source: CBS4)

Southbound Turnpike Reopened, Coconut Creek Exit Closed Due To Overturned Trailer

Southbound traffic on the Florida Turnpike in Pompano Beach has been temporarily brought to a halt after a tanker trailer truck carrying hazardous materials overturned.

03/25/2014

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Weston Gas Leak Fixed

A hazmat team was called to fix an underground gas leak in Weston, Monday.

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

Watching Fireworks

Sheriff’s Office Urges Fireworks Safety This Fourth

This Thursday, we’ll celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, trips to the beach, booze and, of course, fireworks.

CBS4–06/30/2013

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Rescue Crews Head Home After Helping Sandy Victims

South Florida rescue crews who were sent out two weeks ago to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York have started to return.

CBS4–11/25/2012

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Worker Hurt After Falling Into Tank In Lauderdale Lakes

A South Florida worker was hurt Friday morning after he fell off a ladder inside an empty sewage tank in Lauderdale Lakes.

CBS4–11/09/2012

(L to R) Fire Chief Neal de Jesus, Sheriff Al Lamberti, Firefighter/Paramedics Steve Hamlin and Henry  Cabrera push the E-One Typhoon heavy rescue into the bay at Technical Rescue Station 32, accompanied by BSFR’s Honor Guard and Broward’s Bravest, The Black Pearl Pipe & Drum Corps. (Photo credit: Mike Jachles/Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue)

BSO Pushes Ahead Tradition With Rescue Addition

The newest addition to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue was pushed into the firehouse, not because it doesn’t operate but because it’s tradition.

CBS4–05/05/2012

An elderly woman and a child were hit in Dania Beach Friday afternoon. (CBS4)

Elderly Woman & Child Hit By Car In Dania Beach

An elderly woman and a two year old boy were hit by a car on Dania Beach Boulevard and U.S. 1 Friday afternoon leaving both in critical condition.

CBS4–04/27/2012

Broward firefighters train for high point rescues on bridge construction off I-595.  (Source: CBS4)

Broward Firefighters Train On I-595 Bridge Construction

It’s been said that ‘practice makes perfect’ and for fire rescue crews in Broward it may also save lives. On Tuesday firefighters from four cities and the county came together to practice three types of rescues using the partially constructed bridge over the North New River Canal.

CBS4–04/17/2012

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