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Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue

July 18, 2014: A child reportedly fell from a third-floor balcony. (Source: CBS4)

Fire Rescue: Child Fell From Third-Floor Balcony

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue says a 4-year-old boy suffered a terrifying fall on Friday afternoon from the third floor of a Fort Lauderdale condominium.


July 13, 2014: A fire led to rescues in Fort Lauderdale.  (Photo by: Timothy Heiser)

Two Elderly Victims Rescued From Apartment Fire

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue battled a fire an apartment that led to the rescue of two elderly victims trapped inside.


June 13, 2014: A dog fell 16 stories down a pipe. (Source: Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser)

Dog That Fell Through Hole In Wall Recovering At Animal Hospital

After falling 16 stories through a pipe Friday evening, a Maltipoo is recovering at Oakland Park Animal Hospital.


June 13, 2014: A dog fell 16 stories down a pipe. (Source: Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser)

Dog Falls 16 Stories Through Pipe

A dog had quite the adventure Friday night after falling 16 stories.


Jessica Vaughn, 22, was bitten by a shark off Ft. Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)

22-Year-Old Woman Suffers Shark Bite Off Ft. Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale firefighters responded to a person who suffered a shark bite Sunday afternoon.


(Source: CBS4)

Ft. Lauderdale Firefighter Returns From Tour Of Duty In Afghanistan

Tim Blank might still be planting kisses on the cheeks and lips of his 2-year-old daughter. Who could blame him? He’s been in Afghanistan for a year serving his country, leaving his wife and three children behind.


(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Firefighters Spark School Supplies Drive

School is almost back in session and while parents are gathering supplies, Fort Lauderdale firefighters are hoping they’ll be able to help out a lot kids who are less fortunate as well.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

Ft. Lauderdale Fire Rescue truck overturned in a crash. (Source: CBS4)

Fire Rescue Truck Overturns In Fort Lauderdale Crash

Five people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, including a firefighter, after a Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue unit overturned in a crash with another vehicle.


Firefighters save two puppies from a house fire in  Fort Lauderdale on March 12, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Firefighters Save 2 Puppies In House Fire

Two lives were saved by Fort Lauderdale firefighters Tuesday morning following a house fire. They were the lives of two puppies found in a burning home filled with smoke.


A section of the roof collapsed at Elbo Room Tuesday afternoon. One person was injured. (Source: Matt Little/Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)

Man Injured During Partial Roof Collapse At Ft. Lauderdale’s Elbo Room

A man was taken to the hospital after a chunk of the roof a Fort Lauderdale’s Elbo Room collapsed.