North Port Ups Fire, Solid Waste Fee

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.

Smoke on the 301 Caused by House Fire

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 Displaced Following Charlotte Co. House Fire

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.

Dog Alerts Family of House Fire

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.

Semi Catches Fire this Morning

A semi-truck caught on fire on Bermont Road near SR-31 in Charlotte County this morning. The fire was put out by Charlotte County Fire but did cause traffic delays, for a while. ... Read More.

Lightning Sparks Venice House Fire

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.

Sarasota House Fire

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.

Car & Fire Truck Collide in Sarasota

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.