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How to Navigate Hurricane Season with Medical Disabilities

Posted on 06/07/2021

Disaster planning is imperative, especially for those that are diagnosed with a medical disability. A 'disaster kit' will often contain basic survival supplies while also catering to your specific medical needs. Some examples of these particular items are outlined below:… Read More

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Do you know your home?

Posted on 05/21/2021

As hurricane season approaches, it is important for residents to know if they live in an area that is in an evacuation zone. Evacuation zones are generally low-lying or flood prone. Residents living in these areas are the most likely… Read More

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Hurricane season is approaching! Are you ready?

Posted on 05/12/2021

Before a hurricane is expected to make landfall, make sure your family has a disaster plan in place. Including locating evacuation shelters, finding the most secure place to shelter in your home, identifying outdoor items that should be brought inside,… Read More

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April is National Pet Month!

Posted on 04/15/2021

Did you know that April is National Pet Month? We'd like to take a moment to discuss pet fire safety tips with you so you can keep your furry loved ones safe. While pets provide us with friendship, love, and… Read More

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Learn CPR and Save a Life

Posted on 02/22/2021

Join the Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department to learn CPR. Students will earn their American Heart Association CPR certification through this course. Participants will learn adult, child, and infant CPR. This class is perfect for parents, care providers, and older siblings.… Read More

Are you protected from electrical hazards?

Posted on 02/09/2021

Be careful to avoid electrical hazards both in your home and elsewhere. Here are some tips:

Join us in Welcoming Dr. Mitch Maulfair

Posted on 02/01/2021

Please join us in welcoming our new Medical Director, Dr. Mitchell Maulfair, D.O. (pictured in white) Dr. Maulfair is responsible for the development, implementation of emergency medical policies and procedures. His critical oversight and medical direction ensure effective emergency medical… Read More

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Our Members are Dedicated to #OurCommunity!

Posted on 01/22/2021

Please join us in congratulating Firefighter Jake Gercak who is now a certified Florida Smoke Diver. Florida Smoke Diver a physically and mentally demanding program designed to challenge the most elite Firefighters in our profession. In our training we should… Read More

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Plugging in Space Heaters

Posted on 01/11/2021

While there are many ways to plug in a space heater, always exercise caution when doing so. Use the tips below when deciding how to use your space heater. According to the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA, nearly half (48%)… Read More

Ensure Your Christmas Tree Doesn't Become a Hazard!

Ensure Your Christmas Tree Doesn't Become A Hazard!

Posted on 12/15/2020

Be sure to check with the City of Winter Park Sustainability Program to find the best way to recycle your tree.