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NCFR Hosts Government Day for Leadership Collier Class of 2020

NCFR Hosts Government Day for Leadership Collier Class of 2020

On January 16, 2020, North Collier Fire Rescue Station 45, partnering with City of Naples Fire Rescue, hosted Government Day for the Leadership Collier Class of 2020.  Station 45 was home base for the class. After a day of touring numerous governmental agencies,...

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New & Improved Medic First Responder Bags In Service at NCFR

New & Improved Medic First Responder Bags In Service at NCFR

North Collier Fire Rescue has begun using new medic first responder bags. Reserve Firefighter Eric Maavich (left) and Firefighter/Paramedic Isac Gaitan (right) show off the new bags.  This pair of medic bags replace the four bags previously used to house all of...

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NCFR CERT Member Recognized as CERT Member of Year

NCFR CERT Member Recognized as CERT Member of Year

North Collier Fire Rescue Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Member Ray Wodynski was recently recognized by the Florida CERT Association as CERT Member of the Year for the State of Florida.  Here is the nomination letter submitted that details all of Ray's...

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NCFR Participates in Collier County First Responder Job Fair

NCFR Participates in Collier County First Responder Job Fair

WINK News: (November 21, 2019 Brea Hollingsworth Reporting) We rely on first responders to rush to our side when we need help, and Collier County needs more of those heroes. More than 500 students were at the Collier County Fairgrounds Thursday learning first hand...

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NCFR Welcomes 14 New Firefighters

NCFR Welcomes 14 New Firefighters

North Collier Fire welcomed 14 new Firefighter/EMTs to our family.  The new recruits began their 8-week orientation on September 30th.  These 8 weeks will  prepare the new firefighters for their new career with NCFR and includes both classroom and...

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Lt. Schank Recognized for Community Service

Lt. Schank Recognized for Community Service

On October 9, 2019, NCFR firefighter Lt. Robert Schank was recognized with the Distinguished Public Service Award for his service to the community. This service includes his mentoring of more than 1,500 children as a youth soccer coach. The Distinguished Public...

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NCFR Recognizes Three Retirements

NCFR Recognizes Three Retirements

On July 12, 2019, North Collier Fire Rescue recognized three retirees (pictured above holding flags, from left to right):  Inspector John Sparkman IV, Lt. Anthony St. Louis and Lt. John Vosburgh.  All three began their career with the District on the same...

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Over 20 Children Have Died After Being Left in Hot Cars in 2019

Over 20 Children Have Died After Being Left in Hot Cars in 2019

(NBC-2) COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Twenty-four children have died so far this year after being left in hot cars. With 90-degree weather outside, temperatures inside of a car can be fatal. "The results are tragic in almost every case," said Collier County Sheriff Kevin...

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