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Gold King Apartment (Source: CBS4)

More Than 200 Evacuated In North Miami After Partial Roof Collapse

More than 200-people have been displaced Thursday after heavy rains seeped all the way down to the first floor of a North Miami building, causing the building to be deemed unsafe.


Osvaldo Alvarez (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami-Dade Firefighter Charged With Impersonating Police Officer

A Miami-Dade firefighter, involved in a slight case of road rage, was jailed for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

CBS Miami–10/04/2013


Brush Fire Threatening Homes In Southwest Miami-Dade

High winds are fueling a brush fire in Southwest Miami-Dade as firefighters work to keep the flames from spreading to nearby homes.


Mayor Carlos Gimenez gives a pat on the back to Miami-Dade Fire Chief William "Shorty" Bryson, who announced his retirement Thursday. Gimenez named Assistant Chief Dave Downey, left, as Bryson's replacement. (Source: WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

New M-D Fire Chief Named The Same Day The Old Chief Retires

A new county fire chief was named on Thursday, the same day current chief William “Shorty” Bryson announced his retirement to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.


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

Miami-Dade Fire Captain Demoted Over Trayvon Martin Post Fights For Old Job

A Miami-Dade Fire captain who was demoted after he made controversial comments about the Trayvon Martin case last year began pleading his case before an arbitrator Monday.


A fire caused approximately $15,000 in damages to a Pembroke Pines mobile home. (Source: Pembroke Pines Fire Dept./Thomas Gallagher)

Local Firefighters Provide Tips On Preventing House Fires

Can you name three ways to prevent fires in your home? CBS4 had a “hot” time finding out from local fire departments Thursday morning.


A NW Miami-Dade business burns on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Improperly Stored Chemicals Fueled Fire In NW Miami-Dade

The owners of a paint and body shop destroyed when fire raced through a small block of North Miami-Dade businesses Wednesday have been blamed for helping to start the blaze by allegedly improperly storing chemicals. Officially, investigators have ruled the cause an accident.


A NW Miami-Dade business burns on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Northwest Miami-Dade Business Goes Up In Flames

A massive fire that gutted several businesses in Northwest Miami Dade is finally under control tonight.


(Source: CBS4) One of Maureen Peterson's many gingerbread houses.

Special Holiday Delivery To Firehouse 50

A South Florida grandmother knows all about the spirit of the holidays. She spends much of her time making and delivering gingerbread houses to the special people in her life including Miami-Dade’s Firehouse 50.


MD Fire Boat

Gimenez Fire Rescue Boat Plan Meeting Opposition

Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s plan to cut half of the Miami-Dade fire rescue boats is meeting resistance from the public and the crews that man the boats.