Fort Lauderdale Fire Department

Man Rescued From Lauderdale Canal DiesA Coral Springs man who was rescued after he fell off a boat in a Ft. Lauderdale canal has died.
FLPD Detective Speaks Publicly About Deadly Off-Duty ShootoutIt's been almost six months since a deadly shootout outside a Fort Lauderdale bar sent an off-duty detective to the hospital.
CBS4 Puts Smoke Detectors To The TestFirefighters say it's the single most important item you should have in your house. A smoke alarm. But which kind is best at detecting a fire danger? CBS4 is putting them to the test and what we found surprised the fire marshal.
Lauderdale Firefighters Mourn Loss Of One Of Their Own Fire departments know tragedy. Every day they answer gut-wrenching calls. But losing one of their own?
Firefighters Free Child's Finger Stuck In Metal Pipe A child is recovering Thursday after firefighters said he got his finger stuck in a small hole in a metal pipe.
Postal Service Worker Burned During Lighting StrikeLightning struck a near a U.S. postal service worker’s truck and sent a charge of electricity through it Friday.
Children Evacuated After Work Crews Hit Gas LineDozens of children playing at a water park next to a school in Fort Lauderdale had to be evacuated after a construction crew struck an underground gas line.
Firefighters Come To Parrot's RescueMany birds have no trouble flying, but sometimes one goes a little beyond where its wings were meant to take it.
FLFD: Recent Rise In Trapped Animals Leads To Rescues Fire rescue officials have a little advice before you start your car these days and that is to tap the hood.
Fort Lauderdale Home Burns, Cat RescuedA family’s home burned Friday night in Fort Lauderdale, but a cat inside was able to be rescued.
Fort Lauderdale Firefighter Arrested On Extortion ChargesA 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.