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Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Office of Emergency Management is responsible for planning and coordinating actions to prepare, respond, and recover from natural or man-made disasters in Hillsborough County. The Office manages the County Emergency Operations Center, conducts emergency training, and...
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Driving a vehicle into a flooded area isn't just foolish and possibly illegal, it's potentially life threatening. The National Weather Service says more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard, including lightning and powerful winds. And more than half of all...
Hillsborough County residents with special medical needs can register for special needs shelters through the Hillsborough County Health Department. While residents should have their own emergency plans in place, a special needs shelters and special needs transportation serve as back-up options for...
More than 1,000 fires are started by pets each year, and an estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by residential fires. You know what to do for yourself and your family in case of fire, but do you know what to do when it comes to your pet? Here are some fire safety tips from Hillsborough...
Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, District 1, and Commission Chairman Les Miller, District 3, will host a Community Hurricane Preparedness meeting. The purpose of this community meeting is to provide information about hurricane preparation to the residents of South Hillsborough...
Shelter in place means finding a safe location indoors and staying there until you are able to leave safely.  At home, work, school, or anywhere, sometimes sheltering in place correctly is necessary for certain emergency situations including: Potentially hazardous material ...
Hillsborough County is considering an increase to the annual Stormwater Utility Assessment (Stormwater Fee) that is paid by all property owners in the unincorporated area of the county. The Stormwater Fee provides funds for the County’s Stormwater Program, which includes the maintenance,...
An elite group of Fire Rescue paramedics works side-by-side with the County sheriff's SWAT team in potentially volatile situations - defusing hostage standoffs, confronting armed and barricaded suspects, and rounding up people accused of felonies. Hillsborough County's Medical Emergency Response...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 28, 2019) - Hillsborough County offices and most facilities will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Conservation parks will be open. There will be no solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables, and yard waste) in the...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (June 19, 2019) - How much trust and confidence do you have in Hillsborough County government when it comes to handling County issues? County leaders wanted to know, and the results of a recent telephone survey provided the answer: 98% of residents give thumbs up to the...
Job Overview Major Function: Performs fire rescue duties combating, extinguishing, and preventing various types of fires and basic life support emergency medical duties in treating illnesses or injuries. Distinguishing Features: Employees in this class perform duties of more than average...