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MD Fire Union Not Satisfied With Plan To Staff Rescue Boat

Miami-Dade’s fireboats are still docked, almost three weeks after a Fourth of July boating crash that left four people dead and many wondering why the vessels with advanced life saving capabilities were out of service.

07/24/2014

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Crew Rescues Dog From Pinecrest Canal

A fire crew rescued a 6-year old Labrador from a Pinecrest canal Thursday.

06/19/2014

Gabriel Diaz (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami-Dade Firefighter Arrested For Sharing Child Porn On Twitter

A Miami-Dade firefighter has been arrested for sharing what investigators say were x-rated pictures of underage girls on Twitter.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

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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.

12/26/2013

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

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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.

01/27/2013

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.

CBS4–01/17/2013

(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.

CBS4–01/14/2013

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.

CBS4–10/18/2012

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.

CBS4–04/19/2012

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