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Destin firefighter does Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis paddle challenge

Challenge: Destin firefighter Holly Heidenreich makes 80-mile crossing from Bahamas to Florida

By Tina Harbuck from The Destin Log

As if it wasn’t challenging enough to make the 80-mile crossing on open water from the Bahamas to Florida on a paddleboard, Destin’s Holly Heidenreich decided to do it with no paddle.

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PHFR Celebrates Promotions and Probationary Firefighters

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue congratulates Lieutenant Drozdowski on his promotion!

During the June 6th 2022, Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, Firefighter Drozdowski was officially sworn in and pinned for his promotion to the rank of Lieutenant. PHFR is proud of you! Congratulations on your achievement Lt. Drozdowski!

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East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District Announces New Fire Marshal

Fire Chief Jason Gennaro has announced the assignment of Division Chief Jason Letzring to the role of Fire Marshal of the East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District.

Prior to becoming the Fire Marshal, Chief Letzring was a district Lieutenant and actively engaged in the fire prevention division assisting Chief Gennaro. Upon the retirement of former Fire Chief Tom Jamison in June 2021, Letzring was promoted to the position of Division Chief on the C shift and identified as the future Fire Marshal during the succession process.

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