Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs recognize Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Public-Safety-Telecommunicators-Week-Michelle-Kehoe-Lake-EMSChief Kevin Bowman presents Lake EMS Telecommunicator Michelle Kehoe with a plaque on behalf of the Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs’ Association in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Each year this week is dedicated to the men and women in 911 centers throughout the Country for their invaluable contributions to Public Safety. Continue reading Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs recognize Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge – 13 April 2013

“The Toughest Two Minutes in Sports”
2013 Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge – April 13, 2013

Lake Tech Institute of Public Safety • 1565 Lane Park Cutoff • Tavares, FL 32778

Event Includes:

  • Individual & Team Competition
  • Unique Kids’ Challenge Course
  • Food Vendors
  • Fire Equipment Vendors
  • Fire Prevention Education
  • Antique Fire Engines

The Course Includes:

  • 5 Story Tower Climb w/hose pack
  • Hose Hoist
  • Forcible Entry w/the Keiser Force Machine
  • Slalom Course and Hose Drag
  • Victim Rescue w/175# Rescue Randy

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Lake EMS Communications Center Earns Fire Dispatch Accreditation

The Lake Emergency Medical Services Communications Center has earned Accreditation as an Emergency Fire Dispatch Center of Excellence. Lake EMS is only the 23rd Emergency Fire Dispatch center to be awarded this highest distinction by the National/International Academies of Emergency Dispatch.

The accreditation required a year-long effort of all Communications Center staff with the resulting designation benefitting the entire County. In addition to requiring proper system oversight, fire administration control and quality improvement programs, Accreditation demands careful Fire Priority Dispatch System (FPDS) compliance and certification of all emergency call-takers and fire dispatchers.

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FDNY Rescue 5 on display at The Villages Fire

The Villages Public Safety Department is proud to announce that on Friday, November 16 at 3pm we will be a host fire station for FDNY Rescue 5 from The Remembrance Rescue Project. Project Remembrance works with fire departments across the country to host the Rescues throughout the year. The Project coordinates with host fire departments to facilitate 9/11 educational programming, memorials and remembrance events. The Project strives to keep the memories alive of those lost on September 11th and all firefighters killed in the line of duty every year.

Rescue 5 will also be travelling to the John Brucker Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, November 17 hosted at Harbour Hills County Club. The Tournament began as a labor of love to honor a beloved brother and friend who died on June 12, 2010 as the result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. The Community is encouraged to come out and see this piece of traveling history on 3pm Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3035 Morse Boulevard.

If you would like more information regarding the John Brucker Memorial Golf Tournament please contact: Joe Peters @ 352-989-6141 or Bradley Mattingly @ 407-427-0572 for details.