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  • NEW PARTICLE-FILTERING HOODS BEING USED BY LAKELAND FIREFIGHTERS TO COMBAT CANCER RISK Posted 4 days ago
    Lakeland, FL (November 28, 2016) - Firefighting hoods are an essential component of a firefighter’s turnout gear, used to protect their skin from the harsh and dangerous elements they are exposed to in a fire. The Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) recently transitioned from traditional firefighting hoods to particle filtering hoods (Halo brand) designed to protect a firefighter’s most sensitive skin areas from exposure to fine particulate matter.
  • COPS FOR KIDS TOY DRIVE NOW ACCEPTING DONATIONS Posted 4 days ago
    LAKELAND, FL - (November 23, 2016) The Lakeland Police Department is now accepting toy donations for their annual Annual Cops for Kids toy drive. Now in its tenth year, the toy donation program, with the help of generous community donors, allows families to provide their children with a happy holiday. Toy donations for children up to 12 years of age are accepted. The new, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
  • Lakeland Christmas Parade 2016: Miracle on Main Street - Tips Posted 4 days ago
    On Thursday, December 1st, 2016 the 36th Annual Lakeland Christmas parade, sponsored by The Junior League of Greater Lakeland FL, will kick off at 7:00 pm with a fantastic fireworks display over Lake Mirror. Over 100 organizations will be participating in this year’s event! Here are a few tips that will help you have the best parade experience yet!
  • 2017 LAKELAND FIREFIGHTER CALENDAR TO BENEFIT SPCA FLORIDA Posted last week
    Lakeland, FL – Animal and firefighter lovers everywhere can rejoice this holiday season because SPCA Florida and the Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) are presenting the ultimate stocking stuffer – The Rescued Pets 2017 Calendar! The calendar features actual SPCA Florida rescued pets and buff Lakeland firefighters beautifully photographed at famous landmarks throughout Lakeland. Each month of the year also features helpful safety tips and information from both organizations.
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