3 bodies recovered, 1 boater found alive after Treasure Coast boating tragedy

From WPTV: “At 7:10 a.m. Monday, Martin County Fire Rescue said a body was found on a beach near the House of Refuge at 301 SE MacArthur Blvd. The sheriff’s office later tweeted that two other bodies were found. … Click here to read more

Are you prepared? Receive severe weather warnings from Martin’s Emergency Center

The National Weather Office at Melbourne is indicating a strong, and perhaps historic, El Niño this winter and upcoming spring. An enhanced risk of severe weather is expected, bringing increased chances for strong-to-violent tornadoes and tornado outbreaks … Click here to read more

Martin Sheriff’s alert for Tuesday and Wednesday: Mock emergency response to real life disaster

Sheriff William D. Snyder, in conjunction with officials from Martin County Fire Rescue, Stuart Police, the Florida Department of Health, and Martin Health Systems, would like to inform you of the following MOCK event, Exercise Bio-Shield 2015, which will take place on Tuesday, November 3, and Wednesday, November 4 … Click here to read more

Fire damages biodiesel facility in Stuart

From WPTV: “Firefighters with Martin County Fire Rescue battled a fire at a biodiesel company in Stuart for several hours Wednesday. At one point the fire was contained, but following two explosions it flared up again after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Just before 6 p.m. the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said the fire … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriff’s Office / Martin County Fire Rescue partner for Ebola preparedness training

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Team, in continued partnership with the professionals at Martin County Fire Rescue, will conduct specialized training to deal with Ebola contamination. … Click here to read more

NEW: CodeRed Emergency Notification System, severe weather warnings now available for Martin

Martin County Fire Rescue has announced a new public Emergency Notification System called CodeRed. This allows Emergency Management personnel to send Public Safety messages, evacuation notices, and other timely warnings, by phone, text, and/or email. … Click here to read more

JB Ocean Rescue debuts new lifeguard tower

WPTV reports that Martin County Fire Rescue Ocean Rescue team is now using a new lifeguard tower, designed to make their job safer and more efficient. The new tower was built by Stuart based company, Bausch Enterprises, Inc. Bausch Enterprises is also building another tower to install in Hobe Sound in the next few months. … Click here to read more

TCPalm: Man charged in connection with western Martin brush fire

TCPalm reports that a man has been arrested in connection to a brush fire that quickly grew to 101 acres in western Martin County on Monday, according to state officials. Conditions across the entire Treasure Coast are so dry right now that just a spark could cause a brush fire, officials said. … Click here to read more

Suspected arson in Jensen Beach

Martin County Sheriff’s Detectives along with Martin County Fire Rescue and the State Fire Marshal are investigating the scene of a suspected arson fire at a home on the 2300 block of NE Rustic Place in the Fishman’s Haven Development in Jensen Beach. … Click here to read more

Bee attack in Palm City injures dog owner, kills two pugs

The Huffington Post reports on the recent killer bee attack in Palm City: “Tropical storm Debby’s strong winds may have rattled an already aggressive hive of bees in Palm City, sending a woman to the hospital and killing her two pugs.” … Click here to read more