Fire services meeting set June 25

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners and Okeechobee City Council will conduct a joint workshop meeting about fire rescue services on Thursday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the Judge William L. Hendry Courtroom at the Historic Okeechobvee County Courthouse, 304 N.W. Second St. in Okeechobee. Public comment for the workshop can be […]

Okeechobee County Fire Rescue has a busy weekend

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County Fire Rescue was kept busy over the Veterans Day weekend beginning with a structure fire on Friday, Nov. 8, at approximately 10 p.m. in the 7700 block of Northwest 81st Court. The home was fully involved and a vehicle in the yard was being threatened nwhen firefighters arrived on the scene. […]

Glades County unveils full-time fire department

MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Public Safety Department has come a long way in 2019. There have been discussions for years about how to do this, but on Wednesday, Nov. 6, the county was able to institute a full-time, fully staffed department, Emergency Management Director Angela Colegrove announced last week. Glades County Fire Rescue […]