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Friday, May 14, 2021

    Firefighters prevent Days Inn from burning to the ground

    // Ocala, Florida -- No injuries were reported in a blaze that completely destroyed a room at a Days Inn Motel on Friday. At approximately...
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    Florida Association of Counties provided misleading data for MCFR and EMS

    // Ocala, Florida -- A report recently issued by the Florida Association of Counties (FAC), claimed that Marion County is among the top...
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    Firefighters, EMTs, and residents get a slap in the face; you won’t believe why

    // Ocala, Florida -- This coming Tuesday, May 5, Marion County commissioners will vote to approve a complete re-organization of county management, which...
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    Firefighters saved 5 dogs from fire

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- Friday, Firefighter Paramedics responded to a structure fire, located at 12361 Southeast 135th Court, Ocklawaha, and were able to...
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    No one injured in Friday morning fire

    // Ocala, Florida -- At approximately 11:06 a.m., Ocala Fire Rescue responded to a fire, located at 43 Southwest 21st Avenue, Ocala. No one...
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    Questions loom over fire fatality in Hog Valley

    // Marion County -- It has been nearly one month since a mobile home fire claimed the life of 9-year-old James Atkinson Jr.,...
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    9-year-old died in Hog Valley fire

    // Hog Valley, Florida - Marion County Fire Rescue said when they arrived at a home located at 14675 NE 206th Lane, Hog...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue shuts down 2 squads

    // Ocala, Florida -- What has to happen before the Marion County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) realizes that public safety should be...
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    Mother allowed to burn down house of daughter’s killer

    // Orange Park, Florida -- In 2009, 7-year-old Somer Thompson disappeared without a trace while walking home from school with her brother, older...
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    Busy weekend for Marion County Fire Rescue

    // Marion County, Florida – In less than 24 hours, Marion County Fire Rescue crews responded to three unrelated home fires. The first occurred...
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    FBI: Extreme case of witness intimidation

    // Philadelphia -- As far as witness intimidation goes, Philadelphia drug trafficker Kaboni Savage and members of his criminal enterprise appeared to corner...
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    911: It is supposed to save lives, not cost you your life

    // Ocala, Florida -- Since the transfer of 911 dispatch services from the Marion County Sheriff's Office to the county commissioners control that...
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    Officials: Many fireworks are illegal in Florida

    // Florida -- There will be dozens of firework shows across Florida to ring in the New Year, and many residents will choose...
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    MCFR: Firefighters respond to second arson in Marion Oaks

    // Ocala, Florida -- For the second time in a week, an arsonist has set a fire in Marion Oaks, and on the...
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    Marion Oaks: Late night explosion rattled windows

    // Ocala, Florida — What residents thought to be a sonic boom, turned out to be the sound of an explosion from inside...
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    Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

    // Marion Oaks -- On July 4, 2014, Deputy Bartlett responded to Crazy Dave's Firework stand, located at 184 Marion Oaks Boulevard, in...
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    Picture captures fire-whirl

    // Chillicothe, Missouri -- As a woman was driving down a county road, she came across a farmer burning off his field. The Instagram...
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    Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

      Ocala, Florida -- Marion County law enforcement are under attack, and this time it's not from the Commission. Marion county has an arsonist that is...