Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue

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.


(Source: CBS4)

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.


(Source: CBS4)

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.


(Source: CBS4)

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.


(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.


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.


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.


(Source: CBS4) Broeard Sheriff Fire Rescue firefighters train water on the damaged roof iof a Pompano Beach warehouse

Blaze Blackens Deerfield Beach Warehouse

A number of Deerfield Beach warehouse buildings were evacuated Friday afternoon after one of the warehouses caught fire, heavily damaging the interior and the roof.



Woman Rescued From Deerfield Beach Canal

A woman is in critical condition after she was pulled from her car when it went into a canal in Deerfield Beach.