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Stay safe as snakebite season begins

Though South Florida is home to 47 species of snakes, only four are venomous. Protect yourself and your family and reduce the risk of a snake bite by following the recommended safety tips.

MDFR celebrates the grand opening of the Jackson South Community Hospital's helipad

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Jackson South Community Hospital celebrated the opening of its new helipad with an inaugural helicopter landing Friday, Jan. 23. The new helipad allows Jackson South to receive air ambulance transfers from other hospitals and quickly transfer patients by air to the Jackson Memorial Medical Center campus in downtown Miami for specialized services.

Subscribe to receive emergency updates with our Twitter Alerts Program

MDFR SealMiami-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:, 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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