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North Collier firefighters saving lives on and under water

The North Collier Fire & Rescue Department does it all from air, land, and sea – and even under the surface. We’ve all seen the fire truck roll up on a scene, but what about the fireboat? Or firefighting scuba drivers? WINK News Safety & Security Specialist Rich Kolko and Videojournalist Eric Mills saw them […]

How to prepare and protect your home during fire season

We’ve all seen the smoke rising in the distance, but what if a brush fire lights up your neighborhood? We’re in the middle of fire season and Southwest Florida is getting less rain and seeing higher-than-average temperatures, setting the stage for fires to break out. WINK News Safety and Security Specialist Rich Kolko and Photojournalist […]

Training teaches firefighters how to survive any situation, protect each other

Firefighters are a family, and families protect each other. That’s why all new firefighters go through survival training before they hit the front lines. WINK News safety and security specialist Rich Kolko and photojournalist Eric Mills were able to see the class up close. WATCH their report above.