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Miami Fire Rescue work to put out a house fire in Miami on March 9, 2014. (Courtesy: Miami Fire Rescue)

Firefighters Injured On The Job In Miami House Fire

Four firefighters were injured on the job while battling a blaze at a Miami home on Sunday.

03/09/2014

Fill the Boot

Firefighters Want Your Help To “Fill The Boot” For MDA

It’s that time of year again when firefighters hit the streets, with boots in hand, all in the name of raising money for the neuromuscular disease, Muscular Dystrophy.

08/29/2013

Jahwann McIntyre returns home after months in the hospital (SOURCE: CBS4)

Young Firefighter Headed Home After Months In Burn Unit

A young South Florida firefighter nearly lost his life several months ago after responding to an intentionally-set house. Today, just in time for Mother’s Day, he’s headed home from Ryder Trauma’s Burn Center.

05/10/2013

(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

No Apology From Miami-Dade Firefighter For Facebook Diatribe

A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.

CBS4–02/05/2013

FBI Arrests

Alleged Criminal Claims Ties To Infamous 1990′s Murder

What started out as an arrest in an undercover drug sting could have a tie to one of the most infamous murders in South Florida in the 1990’s.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Determined Firefighter Taking On Illegal “Boleteras”

Eric Johnson is a 10-year veteran of the Hialeah Fire Department. His career has been focused on responding to life threatening emergencies. But recently, Johnson has been on a different mission: fighting absentee voter fraud.

CBS4–10/26/2012

George Navarro Jr. in bond court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Officer Arrested On Racketeering Charges Bonds Out Of Jail

A six year veteran of the Miami Beach Police Department appeared in bond court Thursday morning, charged with racketeering, fraud, and official misconduct.

CBS4–09/06/2012

Miami Beach police officer George Navarro Jr. was arrested Sept. 5, 2012 and charged with racketeering, fraud, and official misconduct.  (Source: Facebook)

Son Of Fmr. Miami Beach Police Captain Arrested On Racketeering Charges

The son of a prominent Miami Beach official has been arrested on several charges, including fraud and racketeering.

CBS4–09/05/2012

Steven Loleski (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Fort Lauderdale Firefighter Arrested On Extortion Charges

A Fort Lauderdale firefighter is facing serious charges after investigators say he used a taped conversation in an attempt to extort information about a criminal investigation.

08/02/2012

Ulises Rodriguez  (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Ex-Firefighter Avoids Jail For “Sexting” Teen

A former Miami-Dade firefighter who had allegedly sent sexually explicit messages to a 17-year-old boy will not face any jail time and instead will enter into a 12-month program to avoid a criminal record.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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