Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department

A picture of the sun over South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

National Heatstroke Prevention Day Takes Aim At Child Left In Hot Car Deaths

South Floridians are no stranger to heat, and with the month of August a day away, we are undoubtedly entering one of the hottest months of the year.


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Broward County Offers “Twitter Alert”

Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.

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Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez Names New Fire Chief, Paul-Noel Retires

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue interim fire chief Karls Paul-Noel announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon.


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1 Dead, 2 Escaped In N. Miami House Fire

Fifty fire fighters came together to battle a blaze at a North Miami home, but despite their best efforts they were unable to save the person inside.


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Rain Tames Down Brush Fire, 58,500 Acres Burned

A raging brush fire continues to burn in West Miami-Dade. As of Saturday, it has charred more than 58,500 acres and a stretch of Krome Avenue from the Tamiami Trail to Okeechobee Road remains closed.


Miami-Dade Fire Rescue firefighters took part in a disaster preparedness drill at Miami Int'l Airport on Thursday, Feb 24, 2011. (CBS4)

It’s Only A Drill: County Agencies Hold MIA Disaster Drill

What may look like a real airport disaster unfolding at Miami International Airport on Thursday was really just a training drill.