Heroes of Coral Springs: School Student , Bellsouth Employee, Fire Department combined effort saves life

On a Sunday afternoon on the 18th of March in the parking lot of Coral Square Mall,  a high school student, a Bellsouth employee and the Coral Springs Fire/Rescue Department worked together to save a life.  Peter DiBenedetto is glad they did. It was his life they saved. Jenna Linden, a Douglas High school student was dropped off at the mall for a day of shopping. Her mom gave her a cell phone so she could call her to pick her up  when she was ready. That cell phone and the training Jenna received from Mrs. Griffin at Douglas High…

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Police and Fire Dispatch Unit of Coral Springs: People you can count on

“I would like to thank the entire Coral Springs 911 team for there amazing services. My mother has been ill three times in the past 3 years and each time we called the paramedics, the calltaker was attentive, helpful, and extremely polite. This past year I was quite ill myself and the dispatched paramedics came quickly and were able to calm my family while they assessed my condition. I wish I knew their names to thank them personally. From my family to yours, Thank You!      All the best,”  —-   Bonnie-Pearl Goodman Something happens.  You quickly reach for the phone. You…

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Fire at Sugar Mills Apartments Quickly Extinguished

Engine 80 Arrives at the Scene, starts to fight the fire. Smoke can be seen on the 3rd floor At 10:15 in the morning, the fire department was called to a  fire at  Sugar Mills Apartments, 9900 Riverside Drive.  Apparently, a Peruvian guest, his first time in this country was  staying in an apartment on the third floor of the building. He was trying to cook his breakfast.  Confused on the workings of the stove , he turned all of the controls to the ‘on’ position. Something on the stove, caught fire, and the gentleman fled down the hall knocking…

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