Around 2:30 this morning deputies conducted a routine traffic stop in the parking lot of Hooters on Tamiami Trail/ Veterans. The passenger of the vehicle immediately fired shots towards the deputies who then returned... Read More.
A potential property tax increase could be coming to property owners in North Port. The City Commission this week agreed to a nine percent increase for a fire fee which is about 20 dollars,... Read More.
You still have a couple of opportunities to learn about fire assessment rates and requests for improvement to fire stations and department equipment for the 2020 proposed budget. There’s a public meeting tonight, at... Read More.
A smokey house fire blanketed the 301 in Sarasota with smoke this afternoon. The one-alarm blaze started in a vacant home on Links Avenue near MLK Boulevard and the smoke carried to the nearby... Read More.
Six people were displaced following a house fire on Poem Avenue in southwest Charlotte County Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte County Fire and EMS put out the fire, but not before it caused significant damage to the... Read More.
A fire destroyed a home in North Fort Myers this morning. The North Fort Myers Fire Control District said that the family dog alerted the family of four, which prompted them to escape the... Read More.
A lightning strike led to a 3-alarm house fire in Venice yesterday evening. Just after 630, crews with the Venice, Nokomis and Sarasota County Fire Departments went to a home in the 150th block... Read More.
There was a house fire that took place in Sarasota on Thursday night. Sarasota County Fire rescue received a call around 10:20 p.m. about a house fire that happened at the 2100 block of... Read More.
A car and fire truck collided on US301 in Sarasota earlier today. The crash happened around 1pm at US301 and 17th Street and involved a Sarasota County Emergency Services fire truck. It’s unknown what... Read More.