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Belleview, Florida — Marion County Fire Rescue crews Monday night were fighting a massive fire at the Market of Marion flea market, located at 12888 Southeast U.S. 441. MCFR Public Information Officer James P. Lucas said that 17 units and...
Marion County Fire Rescue has opened hiring for Single-Certified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians interested in joining their ranks. The positions work a 24 hours on-duty / 48 hour off –duty (24/48) schedule, after successful completion of orientation. MCFR offers...
Marion County Fire Rescue is teaming up with the Marion County Schools for the 2018 “Stuff the Bus” campaign. According to an MCFR Facebook post, the Stuff the Bus campaign is an annual outreach program co-sponsored by Marion County Public...
Summerfield, Florida -- The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a mobile home fire Monday that left four adults without a home. The American Red Cross has since stepped in to help. Marion County Fire Rescue (MCFR) was dispatched to the 17000...
Belleview, Florida -- Firefighters from Marion County Fire Rescue Belleview Station 18, Summerfield Station 30, and the Villages Station 10, worked diligently to extinguish a house fire early Wednesday morning. At approximately 2:29 a.m, MCFR units received a call about...
// Silver Springs -- A silver Springs woman along with her cat and dog, died Thursday morning when her house caught on fire. At approximately 2:25 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue crews responded to a house fire, located at 2315...
//   Article continued below Ocala, Florida -- On September 21, 2015, Marion County Fire Rescue Station 33 responded to a vehicle fire on Baseline Road and Southeast Maricamp Road. According to MCFR, when units arrived, crew members found...
// Ocala, Florida -- On August 26, acting County Administrator Mounir Bouyounes selected Deputy Fire Chief Paul Nevels as the candidate to become the next Marion County Fire Chief. Bouyounes will present his selection to the Marion...
// Umatilla, Florida -- Who do firefighters turn to when they need a hero? Other firefighters, of course. On August 15, Marion County firefighter Stacy Bilz, 43, and his family were away on vacation when his house...
// Ocala, Florida -- It was a little disheartening to see all the Marion County citizens rally for the Confederate flag recently.  Not that they shouldn’t be allowed to show their enthusiastic support for whatever cause...
// Belleview, Florida --  While an elderly man was mowing his yard Friday morning he fell and suffered serious injuries. Marion County Fire Rescue E18 and R18 were dispatched and promptly responded to the location of the...
Ocala, Florida -- Marion County Commissioners unanimously agreed last Tuesday to schedule a workshop to discuss placing a one cent sales tax increase on the ballot in March 2016, amid long standing budget woes. The issue, brought forth by Marion...
  Ocala, Florida -- On July 10, the Marion County Board of County Commissioners offered a contract to firefighters and paramedics that provided wage increases of $2 per hour for paramedics and $1 per hour for EMTs. According to the county’s Facebook...
// Ocala, Florida  -- Marion County firefighters are still waiting to hear back from county officials on their contract as the exodus of firefighters and paramedics continues. Last week, a 10-year Firefighter Paramedic promoted to Lieutenant, a...
// Ocala, Florida -- No injuries were reported in a blaze that completely destroyed a room at a Days Inn Motel on Friday. At approximately 6 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the Days Inn, located at...
// Ocala, Florida -- A report recently issued by the Florida Association of Counties (FAC), claimed that Marion County is among the top Florida counties when it comes to funding fire rescue and emergency medical services. The...
// Ocala, Florida -- On March 5, the Marion County firefighters presented to representatives of the Board of County Commissioners a proposed contract designed to help stop the exodus of experienced first responders. To date, the county...
// Ocala, Florida -- First on Ocala Post -- Marion County Fire Rescue fire chief M. Stuart McElhaney announced today that he is retiring after 21-years of service. "I have thoroughly enjoyed working with our crews, citizens...
// Marion County -- Marion County Firefighter Benevolent Fund is holding its 5th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 16, 2015. MCFBF assists the citizens of Marion County and their Firefighters through medical hardships with financial aid...
// Marion County -- Staffing levels at Marion County Fire Rescue station 21 are to return to normal on May 16 after citizens from On Top of the World and the surrounding areas made phone calls, sent...