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How does fire station location affect you?

Each day our crews must navigate red-light runners in front of our Station 40 located near the intersection of Goodlette-Frank and Pine Ridge Roads. North Collier Fire is proposing to move this station to a new location 2,950 feet further east on Pine Ridge Road. One...

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Strategic Planning Benefits Community’s Fire Service

Strategic Planning Benefits Community's Fire Service (January, 2019) North Collier Fire Rescue recently completed its 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. Essential to increasing the District’s effectiveness of delivering All Hazards Response to the community, the plan documents...

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Angela’s Angels Toy Drive Making Christmas Brighter

(December 20, 2018) Each year, Local 2297 collects thousands of toys for their charity Angela's Angels honoring the memory of past District employee Angela Coffey who worked as Administrative Assistant from 1999 to 2011. The toys and gift cards collected are given to...

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Inter-Agency Cooperation Saves Lives

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS (December, 2018) North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District (NCFR) and Collier County Emergency Medical Services (CCEMS) work together every day to save lives. A proponent of inter-agency cooperation, Fire Chief James...

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CERT Volunteers Collect $6,000 So Far for Salvation Army

North Collier Fire CERT Volunteers paid it forward during the 2018 holiday season, donating their time to man The Salvation Army kettle at the Publix at US 41 and Vanderbilt Beach Road. The volunteers collected $6,000. This kettle averaged the highest collection of...

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Balancing Out of Area Response Against Budget

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS (November, 2018) As Fire Commissioners for North Collier Fire Rescue, we continually are faced with balancing fiduciary budgeting responsibilities with emergency response. Many times, responses extend beyond our district’s...

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