Reputation mismanagement: Bad news keeps happening at Polk County Fire Rescue - 03-19


Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus. The resignation yesterday (Monday) of a probationary paramedic over on-duty social media posts is the latest in a string of negative news stories to hit Florida’s Polk County Fire Rescue in a little more than five weeks. Below, you will find a recap of the significant stories and scandals featuring the department since February 8. That’s the day when the first story about problems at a November 23 house fire made news. The story was immediately followed by the publication of the entire 911 call and radio traffic, making it very clear there were significant issues to be dealt with.