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    Unbelievable act of kindness from firefighters after man sustained serious injuries

    // Belleview, Florida --  While an elderly man was mowing his yard Friday morning he fell and suffered serious injuries. Marion County...
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    Commissioners look toward sales tax increase for public safety

    Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Commissioners unanimously agreed last Tuesday to schedule a workshop to discuss placing a one cent sales tax increase on...
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    Labor leaders dislike county contract for firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs

      Ocala, Florida -- On July 10, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners offered a contract to firefighters and paramedics that provided wage increases of...
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    Firefighter exodus continues with stalled negotiations; county may reduce requirements for Fire Chief

    // Ocala, Florida  -- Marion County firefighters are still waiting to hear back from county officials on their contract as the...

    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...
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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...
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    Firefighters wait to hear from county over contract

    // Ocala, Florida -- On March 5, the Marion County firefighters presented to representatives of the Board of County Commissioners a...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief announces retirement

    // Ocala, Florida -- First on Ocala Post -- Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief M. Stuart McElhaney announced today that...
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    Car flipped and struck power pole, no hospital for man and infant

    // Marion County -- On May 12, at approximately 6:45 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue crews from Station 17 responded to...
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    Marion County Firefighter Benevolent Fund charity event

    // Marion County -- Marion County Firefighter Benevolent Fund is holding its 5th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 16, 2015. MCFBF...
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    Big win for citizens: Staffing back at fire station 21, but not out of...

    // Marion County -- Staffing levels at Marion County Fire Rescue station 21 are to return to normal on May 16 after...
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    More Marion County Fire Rescue employees resign

    // Marion County -- Tuesday, at a Marion County Board of County Commissioners meeting, it was announced that Marion County Fire...
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    FHP: No charges in accident; lack of evidence

    // Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol has released the report on an accident that occurred on May 2. This crash...
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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...
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    20-year-old in critical condition following crash

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- A 20-year-old man remains in the hospital after he flipped his vehicle on Wednesday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol...
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    Staffing shortages caused 3 ambulances to shut down Saturday

    // Marion County -- Persistent staffing shortages have been the cause for Marion County Fire Rescue to shut down ambulances over...
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    To the Editor: This is a life and death decision for us

    // I recently read an article about many positive efforts to improve the economy of Marion County. I also read, and...
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    Fire crews had no choice; delayed response time to Monday’s tornado

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue specialty units had a delayed response to the EF-1 tornado that touched down...
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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...
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    1 person arrested, 1 remains hospitalized after CR 484 crash

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, Marion County Sheriff's Deputies and Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle crash on...