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St. Pete fire crews called to Collier in wildfire fight

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Nearly 7,000 homes are covered under mandatory evacuation orders in Southwest Florida as wildfires continue to rage just outside Fort Myers. On Sunday, a St. Petersburg Fire Rescue crew was dispatched to Collier County to help battle the spread of fires in the area. The Tampa Bay Reporter writes the St. Pete crew is part of a Bay Area Strike Team – composed of a district commander and five fire engines from the Tampa Bay area. Either three or four firefighters…

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St. Petersburg Police, Fire set active shooter training session

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With almost daily reports of shootings and other mayhem in public places, you might have wondered what to do if you’re ever placed in that situation. The St. Petersburg Police and Fire Rescue departments will teach you. The two departments have scheduled a free active shooter training session so you’ll know what to do if you’re ever in that situation. The training is set for 6:30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. July 28 at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N.…

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