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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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Local 2297 Raises $45K for MDA

Local 2297 raised a record breaking $45,363.00 for MDA this year. The District is so proud of their efforts to exceed last year's donations by almost double. Local 2297 follows the lead established by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) that has...

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North Collier Fills the Boot for MDA

The North Collier Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics Local 2297 will continue its annual tradition of supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) national fundraising drive by collecting money at the intersection of Vanderbilt Beach and...

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