Miami Fire Department

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Child Porn-Downloading Firefighter Gets 27 Years Behind Bars

    Alexander Rousseau, the 31-year-old former Miami firefighter and frequent charity calendar model, has been sentenced to 27 years for downloading child porn to his laptop from firehouses. Rousseau was arrested last April after being accused of downloading hundreds of videos of prepubescent girls en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Miami Firefighter Arrested for Sending Explicit Pics to Minor

    For the second time this year, a member of the Miami Fire Department has been arrested for sex crimes involving a minor. Forty-eight-year-old Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Ramon Marti was arrested yesterday for sending explicit pictures of himself to an undercover detective he believed to be a 15-year-old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Ultra 2014: After Trampling, It's Party as Usual

    Two days after a horrifying trampling incident that has city officials, including Mayor Tomás Regalado, calling for an end to Miami as host city of Ultra, the massive EDM festival carried on like, well, a massive EDM festival. Throughout Sunday afternoon, thousands of revelers -- many in colorful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Shuckers Deck Collapses During Miami Heat Game: 24 Injured UPDATED

    As about a hundred fans were rooting on the Miami Heat on the deck of Shuckers, Miami's favorite waterside sports bar, when the structure collapsed just before halftime, at around 9:45 p.m. Twenty-four people were injured in the incident. According to NBC Miami, at least 15 have been sent to local h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Jeep Catches Fire at Miami-Dade Criminal Courthouse Lot

    An otherwise mundane Monday afternoon at the Richard Gerstein Justice Building was interrupted by a fiery calamity. A maroon colored Jeep parked in the public lot underneath the State Road 836 overpass caught on fire, sending plumes of acrid black smoke onto the sidewalk and street facing the crimin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Miami Cop Runs Police Car Up a Pole

    ​Sure we've already had local police officers driving 120 mph to get to their second jobs and passing out drunk and half-naked in their squad cars. Now we've got a City of Miami officer who somehow managed to drive his police car up a pole this morning. No, literally, up a pole.Update: The officer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    "Bold" Arsonist Tries To Burn Down Wynwood Warehouse Twice In One Night

    via Google StreetviewWho wanted to burn down this warehouse?​If at first you don't succeed, just set a few more fires and hope that this time the firefighters can't get there quick enough. That was the mindset of an arsonist in Wynwood last night who tried to burn down a warehouse near North Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Pimp Allegedly Shot Miami Beach Resort Murder Victim After He Hired Prostitutes

    ​Police are remaining tight-lipped about the mysterious shooting this past Saturday at the Miami Beach Resort & Spa that involved a rancid odor and the evacuation of the prime minister of Belize, but racy details are emerging.CBS4's Jim DeFede reports the shooting victim was a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Fire Station 9 Rescues Fourth of July Dinner: Alex's Spinach Salad with a Side of Antics

    Jackie SayetThis clean plate club always chips in, even with the dirty work Lieutenant Ignacius "Iggy" Carrol, Public Information Officer for the City of Miami Fire Department, didn't mess around when I rang earlier in the week.  I was looking for a firehouse willing to play guinea pig for a s ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2008

    Art Incinerated in Wynwood

    A gallery burns and Lowbrow work is lost forever.

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2007
  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Hurricane Voyeurism

    Wilma brought frustration, accidents, romance, anger, substance abuse, and reflection

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    In Good Time

    Miami does away with SCA

  • News

    February 11, 1999

    The View from Buddy's

    The corner of North Miami Avenue and Fourteenth Street may not look like much today, but it encompasses the history of Miami. It also has a bright future.

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Right in the Middle of Nowhere

    Anyone who thinks Dade Corners is just a gas station probably thinks the Everglades is just a little wet spot west of Miami

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    What a Lovely Neighborhood

    The effort to gentrify historic Buena Vista Has activists stalking city code inspectors, developers drooling, and racial tensions rising

  • News

    March 4, 1992

    Buddy, Can You Spare a Multimillion-Dollar Fire-Service Contract?

    A pair of firefighters' unions waging a turf war in Key Biscayne and the Port of Miami? Gee, times really are tough.