Orlando firefighter threatened Key West officer, damaged hotel room, police say
An Orlando firefighter is facing multiple felony charges in the Florida Keys after police arrested him Thursday morning, having accused him of causing significant damage to a Key West hotel room and threatening officers following a domestic dispute.
News 6 investigation leads to call to expand coverage of cancers for firefighters
When Veteran Orange County paramedic Travis Brown was diagnosed with Bile Duct cancer last year, he was sure he would be eligible for financial help under SB 426., only to find his cancer was not on the list of 21 cancers covered under the legislation signed by Governor Ron DeSantis in 2019.
Lake firefighter who was pretty messed up arrested on DUI charge, police say
EUSTIS, Fla. A Lake County firefighter who ran over a curb while driving under the influence admitted that he was pretty messed up when he got behind the wheel, according to the Eustis Police Department. Suttons eyes were glassy and bloodshot, he smelled of alcohol and he slurred his words when he spoke, according to the report. Sutton was placed under arrest and taken to the Eustis Police Department where he submitted to two Breathalyzer tests after a 20-minute observation period. He was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. Officials with Lake County Fire Rescue said Sutton has been placed on unpaid leave.
Firefighter waiting on coronavirus stimulus check sees $8 million in bank account
An Indiana firefighter was shocked when he saw his bank balance after receiving his federal stimulus money during the coronavirus outbreak. The man accidentally received more than $8 million in his bank account. “Apparently, my account had $8.2 million in it. “I ran the card again, and again $8.2 million,” Calvin said. They didn’t see that amount in his checking account anymore, but did note that his $1,700 stimulus payment was deposited.
Businesses hold car wash fundraiser to benefit St. Cloud fire victims
Cloud community is coming together to help two families who lost their homes to devastating fires last month. Roger Tanna owns Avatar Car Wash. We thought we have to do something, go forward and do something for the families," Tanna said. Tanna decided to hold a car wash fundraiser on Sunday. The car wash fundraiser is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Avatar Car Wash located at 4607 Neptune Road, St.