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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

(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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Firefighter Liebowitz Retires

On July 25, 2019, North Collier Fire Rescue recognized Firefighter Barry Liebowitz at a retirement ceremony to honor his more than 16 years with the District. We wish him well in the next chapter of his life. See the Video from the Retirement Ceremony See the Pics...

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FF Ryan Bellamy Wins at First Responder Games

North Collier Firefighter Ryan Bellamy competed at the 2019 First Responder Games and walked away with a medal!  The games were held in Tampa in early June with numerous competitive sports. Bellamy participated in the crossfit competition which included four...

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Battalion Chief Al Duffy Retires After 30 Years

Battalion Chief Al Duffy began his career with the Hagerman FD in Long Island NY before coming to serve Collier County. He served first with the City of Naples for three years, and then with North Collier Fire Rescue for the last 30 years. The District recognizes...

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Chairman Lombardo Recognized for 20 Years of Service

Chairman J. Christopher Lombardo was recognized for 20 years of service to the District at the May 8, 2019 Board of Fire Commissioners meeting.  Fire Chief Eloy Ricardo and Chief James Cunningham presented Chairman Lombardo with a ceremonial fire helmet. Notice...

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NCFR Recognized at Phoenix Award Ceremony

FF Chris Power, FF William Szczepkowski, DE Adam Abadir, Capt.Tab Custer, FF Jose Gomez and FF Ryan Bellamy.On May 20, 2019, the following NCFR personnel were recognized with Phoenix Awards by Collier County. Congratulations to all!-Engineer Adam...

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Moving Technology Forward to Better the Community

North Collier Fire continually strives to improve delivery of All Hazard emergency services to residents and visitors of Collier County.  Two integral components utilized in reducing response times and costs to taxpayers is the use of performance metrics and...

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NCFR Training Center Recognized as Training Center of Year

North Collier Fire Training Center Recognized as 2018 Florida Fire Service Training & Education Provider of the Year. The Florida Fire Training Directors’ Association has announced that the North Collier Fire Training Center was chosen as the 2018 Training &...

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