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Each day is different... you never know what you're going to get. But how can you receive an advance notice to buy you valuable time in case of an emergency? You can get that kind of service by signing up to Miami-Dade Emergency Alerts. You'll receive alerts on emergencies like severe weather or other public safety dangers.

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Take a look at what Miami-Dade Fire Rescue does every day.

Hurricane Season kicks off

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. Are you resolved to be prepared? Here's how: Stay informed. Make a plan. Get a kit. Get involved.

Barbecue & grilling safety tips

Freshen up on common barbecue/grilling safety hazards. Whether you have a gas or charcoal grill ready to fire up and cook a delicious meal, here are some safety tips to keep in mind to have a fun, and safe, outdoor event.




Take a look at MDFR working a second alarm fire at a junkyard. Crews got it under control with no injuries. Check out how they put it out.

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What's New at Fire Rescue

Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11

This week, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is focusing on informing the public about fire prevention. Learn more by reading their Fire Safety page, which ranges from grilling hazards to smoke alarms.

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.

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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