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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...
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    County commissioners looking at privatizing part of Fire Rescue

    // Ocala, Florida -- In an e-mail to county commissioners and Marion County Fire Rescue employees, fire chief and assistant county...
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    Serious car accident on 314a

    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- At approximately 6:00 a.m., on Friday, Marion County Fire Rescue -- E4 and R4 -- received a...
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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...
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    MCSO receives salary adjustment for entry-level deputies

    // Ocala, Florida -- For the first time in 11 years, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) increased the agency’s starting...
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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...
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    MCFR: Driver failed to yield; struck rescue vehicle

    // Ocala, Florida -- Emergency vehicles, including police, fire, and ambulances, respond to calls throughout the county every day. While...
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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...
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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...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue toy drive

    // Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Fire Rescue wants to make sure that all children in Marion County have a toy...
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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...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue & Marion County Sheriff’s Office, railroaded by county leaders

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Board of County Commissioners once again gave Marion County Sheriff, Chris Blair, an ultimatum in reducing his budget...
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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...