Category: Brevard County Fire Rescue

Brevard Fire Rescue Recognizes Lt. Jim Harris for 30 Years of Dedicated Service

Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 24 in South Titusville, recognized Lieutenant/Paramedic Jim Harris with a certificate commemorating 30 years of service with Brevard County Fire Rescue on Monday. […]

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Helicopters Transport Three Trauma Alerts to Hospital After Motorcycle Crash in Port St. John

Brevard County Fire Rescue, along with three first responder helicopters, responded to a motorcycle crash on U.S. Hwy. 1 in Port St. John on Saturday afternoon. According to Brevard County Fire Rescue officials, Air Care 1, Air Care 3, and Health First’s First Flight helicopters transported the three trauma-alert patients to nearby trauma centers for treatment. […]

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Brevard Fire Rescue Forms State Certified Technical Rescue Team, Includes Members from Station 48 in Viera

Brevard County Fire Rescue officials announced the formation of a state-certified Technical Rescue Team to better serve residents and visitors. A state-certified Technical Rescue Team is a multi-disciplined unit capable of conducting search and rescue in a structural collapse, rope rescue, vehicle, and machinery extrication, confined space operations, trench rescue, excavation rescue, and water rescue operations. […]

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Brevard County Fire Rescue Units Extinguish Structure Fire in Indialantic

Brevard County Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire in Indialantic on Monday. According to officials, units arrived at approximately 11:45 a.m. Engines 62 & 64, Squad & Truck 63, Rescue 62, and District 60 were on the scene. “Upon arrival, they found a vehicle fully involved inside the garage. Crews were able to make a quick knockdown and contain the fire in the garage. One occupant was evaluated on the scene,” said Brevard County Fire Rescue. […]

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Brevard County Fire Rescue’s New ISO Rating Could Result in Lower Insurance Premiums for Residents

Brevard County Fire Rescue has been working over the years to improve the services provided to the community by investing in personnel, equipment, and communications. Above, Brevard County Fire Rescue units on the scene of a structure fire in the 1500 block of South Banana River Drive in Merritt Island. […]

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Brevard County Fire Rescue Hosts Sudden Cardiac Arrest Recognition Ceremony for Lightning Strike Survivors

Two lightning strike survivors were reunited in Viera on Thursday with the Brevard County first responders who saved their lives. Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call involving 12-year-old Lori Leer and 14-year-old McKenzie McCord who were both struck by lightning on June 10 while playing outdoors. Leer and McCord were joined by Ava Wiedmann, 14, who performed compressions with the help of EMT staff on the phone. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Fire Rescue Crews Extinguish Ruptured Gas Line Blaze Caused by Lightning Strike in Viera

Brevard County Fire Rescue units responded to a rupture and ignition of a 2-inch gas line caused by a tree that was struck by lightning in West Viera Friday evening. Crews protected structures while the gas company located the gas lines and the BCFR Haz-Mat team dug up the line and clamped it, which stopped the free flow of gas and put out the fire. […]

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WATCH: Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice Honors Vietnam Veteran Marine Master Sgt. Michael Moro During Silver Star Medal Ceremony

WATCH: Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice and Palliative Care, Brevard County Fire Rescue, a group of veterans and family members took part in honoring Vietnam veteran and retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant Michael Moro, 79, with the Silver Star on Wednesday at his home in Palm Bay. […]

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Brevard County Fire Rescue District Chief Tom Campbell Retires After 29 Years of Dedicated Service

revard County Fire Rescue announced the retirement of District Chief Tom Campbell. Retiring out of District 20 A Shift, Chief Campbell began his career at Brevard County Fire Rescue on May 3, 1993, and has served the citizens of Brevard County for 29 years. “Brevard County Fire Rescue would like to congratulate Chief Campbell and wish him a healthy and happy retirement,” said a Brevard County Fire Rescue official. […]

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Brevard County Fire Rescue, Partner Agencies Extinguish Residential Structure Fire in Cocoa

Brevard County Fire Rescue units responded to a residential structure fire at approximately 7 a.m. on Thursday. According to reports, Brevard County’s Engine 44 received the call for a residential structure fire with a reported fire on the side and roof of the residence. […]

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Four Brevard County Fire Rescue Members Graduate from the Executive Leadership Institute

Brevard County Fire Rescue had four members of the department graduate from the Executive Leadership Institute on Friday, including Brevard County Fire Rescue Finance Manager Cristina Olivero, Recruiting Specialist Annette Barrios, District Chief Matthew Luisi, and Assistant Fire Marshal Doug Carter. […]

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