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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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Health & Wellness Includes Behavioral Well Being

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS (October, 2018) According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, there were 44,965 deaths from suicide in 2017. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 8th leading cause of death...

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