Tag Archives: Gainesville Fire Rescue

Caution advised for possible smoke on SR 121, US 441

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Drivers are urged to avoid the area or drive cautiously, with the possibility of smoke impacting visibility on the roads until Tuesday morning at the latest.

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Authorities urge caution to prevent holiday fires

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for the Gainesville Fire Department. To ensure safety during the holidays this season, Gainesville Fire Rescue Assistant Chief JoAnne Rice urged caution for residents.

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Gainesville braces for cold weather

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.

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Burn camp offers victims a chance to heal on the inside

By on June 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:45 am

Gainesville Fire Rescue is sending off local burn survivors to a children’s burn camp this Sunday, June 24th. The camp, called Camp Amigo, is a one-week event where children from all over north central Florida will be joined by other […]

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Small fire at Oak Park High Rise soon extinguished

By on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Gainesville Fire Rescue Press Release Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke coming from the Oak Park High Rise at NE 8th Avenue at 8:00 p.m. last night.  The building’s fire alarm system activated and the buildings residents, […]

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