Orange County Sheriff’s Office officials are currently in the process of investigating an incident that happened at the Orlando World Center Marriott this past Sunday and resulted in the near death of a young child. Official news on the swimming pool accident is hard to come by, and all we know comes from a small report issued from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, although it is not clear if this report came from an official press conference, press release, or simply through the Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s Twitter account.
Staff at the Orlando Regional Medical Center were heavily involved in an incident that took place on Sunday, May 20th, that resulted in an individual arriving at the medical facility in critical condition. While many of the details around the scenario are unknown and currently under investigation, it does seem clear that one person was badly injured in Orange County after a confusing event.
Residents of Winter Park were shocked and saddened by the sudden death of a 50-year-old man as well as six dogs after a fire consumed their house during the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 27th. The report from the Orange County Fire and Rescue indicated that the fire began at a home located at 2269 Kentucky Avenue at was first reported at 1:00 in the morning when neighbors were woken by the woman who lived in the home pounding on their door and requesting help.
A massive fire ripped through an apartment building in Osceola County last Wednesday, causing thousands of dollars worth of pottery damage and rendering over one dozen people temporarily homeless. The official report states that the fire, which was first reported around 11:30 in the morning, happened in an apartment building located at 1459 Dorado Drive in Kissimmee. The apartment building housed eight units, all of which were gutted by the flames.
Very early in the morning on the first day of March, a couple living in the Brevard County city of Satellite Beach were just preparing to climb into bed when the smoke alarm in their house began to go off. A spokesperson for the Satellite Beach Fire Department, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Abernathy, told reporters that after the two people heard the alarm, the smoke and flames immediately began to surround them. Grabbing what they could, the couple rushed out of the home and stood outside as the fire engines screamed into the area.
Only three days before Christmas, a family in Orange County was forced from their home after a fire unexpectedly broke out and began to consume the building where they lived. Reports from the Orange County Fire Department say that it was shortly after 1:30 in the morning when firefighters were called to a duplex on Washington Street. When they arrived, they found that one of the units in the duplex was being rapidly consumed by an aggressive fire.
On December 22nd, crews with the Orange County Fire Rescue were dispatched to Redman Street after receiving numerous reports of a fire. When the crews arrived, they found an apartment building at the designated location from which thick plumes of black smoke were rushing from the windows and into the sky. Members of the Orange County Fire Rescue were able to begin battling the flames as well as enter the building and ensure that all inhabitants were safely removed from the premises.
On Thanksgiving night, after millions of people throughout Florida had sat down to well-stocked tables of turkey and stuffing, a partially repaired roof on a six-story apartment building in Daytona Beach disrupted the otherwise peaceful ending to the holiday for over 100 individuals. According to the official report, it was near midnight when Dorman, a resident of the Overlook Apartments, exited his unit and was met with the sound of running water. The sound was coming from the stairwell and Dorman went to investigate. When he peeked through the doorway and into the stairwell, he saw what looked like a waterfall going down the entirety of the stairs.
A day care in Orange County was severely damaged in a fire that took place early on Wednesday morning, according to a report from fire officials with the Apopka Fire Department. The official report as it currently stands delivers scant information, however it seems that the fire began at some point either very late on Tuesday night or early on Wednesday morning, a factor which meant that at the time of the blaze no one was in the building.
A sudden outbreak of campylobacteriosis, a bacterial infection that results in those suffering from it to experience high fevers, diarrhea, and pain in the abdominal area, has led investigators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to train their eyes on the popular pet store chain Petland. According to the report from the CDC, Petland, a place where many people go in order to purchase puppies, has been selling dogs that are carrying the disease.