When a Hurricane Strikes, Prepare for Fire and Other Dangers Iona McGregor Fire District  — Are you prepared? The Atlantic hurricane season started June 1. Make a plan now to keep your family safe (www.ready.gov/hurricanes). “Fire safety should be a key part of every household hurricane safety plan,” says Fire Marshal Steffens. Follow this advice […]

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IONA McGREGOR FIRE DISTRICT 6061 SOUTH POINTE BLVD FORT MYERS, FLORIDA  33919 JOB POSTING                                         AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER                                   […]

CPR saves lives!

In an emergency, seconds matter. By knowing basic life-saving skills, like cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), could mean the difference between life or death for a loved one or a stranger. If CPR is started promptly, a person’s chance of survival goes up drastically. The Iona McGregor Fire […]

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We were there to help.. but more is needed

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – It’s been 7 weeks since Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle, and the area still needs help. Although we’ve dropped out of the eye of the national media, lawmakers are still fighting for hurricane victims up in Washington. “Every time I drive down the street to my house, I see new damage […]

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DECON… not just for victims anymore

The increased risks of several types of cancer are well recognized throughout the fire service. Carcinogens as byproducts of combustion enter firefighters’ skin through PPE penetration, cross transfer from PPE to the skin, inhalation in the environment and gear off-gassing. This has become even more hazardous with the increasing use of synthetic materials in home […]