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- Consuming alcohol before driving can be life threatening. Always designate a non-drinking driver. For more safety tips, visit nsc.org.
- An upgrade to the Miami-Dade Alert system requires already enrolled residents to re-enroll in order to continue receiving alerts. If you would like to re-enroll or to sign-up for the first time, click here.
Take a look at MDFR's training video to understand the stressors firefighters deal with after a traumatic or critical incident.
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What's New at Fire Rescue
Fire Chief Dave Downey named Chief Fire Officer by the Center for Public Safety Excellence
Chief Downey joins an elite and exclusive membership of outstanding public safety officials limited to only 993 CFOs worldwide. The highly competitive CFO designation assures departments that their leaders have the educational and technical competencies necessary to meet the demands of today's society.
September is National Preparedness Month
This month, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management will focus on informing the public on the importance of taking the initiative to prepare for emergencies. Social media will be used to assist residents to prepare in case of a disaster.
Subscribe to receive emergency updates with our Twitter Alerts Program
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has partnered with Twitter Government & Politics in the #TwitterAlerts program. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is one of four fire department in the nation participating in this program. Twitter Alerts is a new feature that will bring us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information during emergencies, natural disasters or when other communications services aren’t accessible. Subscribe to receive our most critical updates here: twitter.com/MiamiDadeFire/alerts, and don’t forget to follow us on twitter @MiamiDadeFire.
Firefighters Against Distracted Driving!
A growing concern in our community today, is the increased number of motor vehicle accidents, cause by a distracted driver. With the help from Miami-Dade County's fire rescue and Jackson Health's Ryder Trauma Center, the city of Hialeah Fire Department produced this video, to create awareness to the real dangers behind distracted driving. Don't be distracted!
The Fire Officers Association of Miami-Dade (FOAMD) asks that everyone watch this public service announcement regarding the recognition of stroke symptoms. This information can save someone's life.
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