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The second annual Memorial Park Cemetery Clean-Up will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 18.Volunteers — more than 75 have registered — will be cleaning headstones, distributing…

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Don't be alarmed if you hear explosions, simulated gunfire, and low-flying helicopters on Wednesday, May 8, near the Tampa Convention Center, as U.S. Special Operations Command hosts a thrilling…

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  Road closures begin at 1pm on 3/16, and will remain closed until after the parade. It's going to be shamrockin' busy in downtown Tampa this weekend due to the St. Patrick's Day parade, spring…

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Tampa Fire Rescue unveiled a significant milestone in the city's commitment to public safety on Monday: the roll-out of eight new vehicles being added to its fleet. The three fire engines, three…

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Tampa Fire Rescue is proud to announce the addition of multiple new, state-of-the-art emergency response vehicles being added to its fleet. This significant upgrade includes three new fire engines,…

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With the Key to the City now on the minds of the pirates of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, city staff across departments are working hard to prepare for their imminent invasion. From public safety,…

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Tampa Fire Rescue will be conducting live fire training at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, January 17, at 5 p.m. , an exercise that will include flames up to 40 feet in the air. The Tampa…

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The City of Tampa is gearing up for a full-scale emergency exercise on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, during which the Tampa Police Department, Tampa Fire Rescue, and 25 participating agencies will…

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Tampa Fire Rescue will unveil its newly completed fire training tower constructed of modified shipping containers on Monday, September 18. PURPOSE: Grand unveiling of the newly constructed…

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Just before 10:00 p.m. on September 1, 2023, Tampa Police were dispatched to the 8700 block of Hidden River Parkway when a family member reported his brother, a black male in his late 20s, was…

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Just after 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2023, Tampa Police officers responded to the report of a house on fire in the 2500 block of E. Chelsea St. Officers arrived to find the house fully…

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PURPOSE: In its continuous efforts to keep residents informed on the approaching storm, the City of Tampa will be hosting regularly scheduled press updates at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC),…

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UPDATE: Sandbag locations will be open to the general public at 12 p.m. Sunday (not a.m.), as reflected in the revision below. The City of Tampa's Emergency Management teams continue to monitor…

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Investing in Safety: New simulator under construction at Tampa Fire Training Grounds The Tampa Fire Training Grounds is undergoing a major upgrade that underscores the crucial need for increased…

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The Tampa Fire Department is introducing the Drager Phase 5 Modified Multi Story System, an advanced training structure that replaces the current burn simulator. The Drager Phase 5, expected to be…

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Tampa officials reminding residents of the hazards of trashing lithium-ion batteries The City of Tampa is taking proactive steps to raise awareness about the dangers of disposing of lithium-ion…

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A fire inside a Tampa Solid Waste truck on June 30, 2023, required the driver to quickly remove the load of trash to prevent flames from spreading throughout the truck. WHAT: The City of Tampa is…

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Boom by the Bay, Hard Rock Takeover at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Powered by TECO is Today! Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO, returns today with a Hard Rock takeover at Julian B. Lane…

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Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO, will return on Saturday, July 1, with a Hard Rock takeover at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park. This year's celebration will feature fireworks, live entertainment, food…

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Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO, will return on Saturday, July 1, with a Hard Rock takeover at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park. This year's celebration will feature fireworks, live entertainment,…

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Boom by the Bay is Back for July 1 The annual Boom by the Bay Hard Rock Takeover of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park will return on Saturday, July 1, 2023. This City of Tampa tradition kicked off in…

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WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, National Weather Service Meteorologists Brian LaMarre and Keily Delerme, Tampa Fire Rescue Fire Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Police Interim Chief Lee Bercaw, City of Tampa…

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Tampa Fire Rescue is proud to host the Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Saturday, May 6 from 12 - 4 p.m. at the Barksdale Senior Center, located at 1801 N. Lincoln Ave., Tampa 33607.  At this free …

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Tampa Fire Station 19 Receives New Rescue Vehicle Filling Critical Need in South of Gandy Community For the first time in 25 years, Tampa’s South of Gandy neighborhood will have a second rescue…

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Tampa Fire Rescue will dedicate “Tampa's LIGHT," a new mural commissioned by the City of Tampa, Arts & Cultural Affairs Division, showcasing a visual timeline of Tampa Fire Rescue's rich 128-year…