Okeechobee Fire Report

• Okeechobee City Fire Department responded to 17 EMS/medical and seven fire-related calls last week. • Okeechobee County Fire Rescue responded to 109 EMS/medical, seven fire-related, eight dispatched and canceled and eight miscellaneous calls last week. Out of 82 possible transports, seven were refused. • On July 16 at approximately 4:45 p.m., OCFR responded to […]

Okeechobee Fire Report

• Okeechobee City Fire Department responded to 19 medical/EMS and 13 fire-related calls last week. Seven of the fires were motor vehicle accidents. • Okeechobee County Fire Rescue responded to 124 medical/EMS, 14 fire related, six dispatched and cancel and 10 miscellaneous calls last week. Out of 90 possible transports, 15 were refused. • On […]

Okeechobee Fire Report

• Okeechobee City Fire Department responded to 20 medical/EMS calls and one fire-related last week. • Okeechobee County Fire Rescue responded to 127 EMS calls, 10 fires and 14 miscellaneous. Out of 102 possible transports, 10 were refused. • On May 9 at approximately 4:45 a.m., OCFR responded to a call regarding a rubbish fire […]

ARC reports more home fires as more people are staying home

WEST PALM BEACH — On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a pandemic. The virus has caused a chain of event cancellations, school and beach closures, and additional safety measures put in place to prevent the virus from spreading. During this evolving situation, the American Red Cross has […]

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. […]