Florosa Fire Department

Truman Drive house fire leaves two dogs dead

Truman Drive house fire leaves two dogs dead

A home on Truman Drive in Navarre was already emitting smoke when the occupants, a man and his elderly mother, arrived home midday Tuesday, according to Holley Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton. They called 911 and told dispatchers their two dogs were trapped inside.   Read the full article in the Sept. 19 issue of […]

El Paseo Street fire claims family home

El Paseo Street fire claims family home

Fire claimed the contents of a home on El Paseo Street March 20, leaving a local family with few surviving possessions. The cause of the blaze is unclear. Read the full article in the March 28 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – or sign up to receive a digital subscription […]

Wildfires threaten structures

Wildfires threaten structures

A trio of brush fires threatened homes Sunday afternoon in Navarre, Milton and Pensacola. As fire departments were called to their respective fires, other districts were called in as available to cover each district. The first call came in Navarre around 1:45 p.m. at Hidden Estates Circle off East Bay Boulevard of a brush fire, […]

Firefighters respond to dual lightning strikes

Firefighters respond to dual lightning strikes

A lightning strike near a Navarre home Saturday afternoon carved a path through the front yard and into the side of the house, damaging electrical wiring and threatening to ignite an attic fire. Firefighters from  Holley-Navarre, Navarre Beach, Florosa and Midway responded to the call around 4 p.m. The homeowners told them the house – located […]

Fire destroys Navarre Beach home

Fire destroys Navarre Beach home

Smoke billowed from the gutted third story of a home on Navarre Beach Monday afternoon as firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at the beach side house, located in the 7600 block of Gulf Boulevard. The thick haze from the fire extended nearly a quarter mile down Gulf Boulevard, where Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies had positioned […]

Holley home gutted by fire

Holley home gutted by fire

At 6:15 a.m., Feb. 4, the Holley-Navarre Fire District responded to a residential structure fire in the 3300 block of Doddie Lane in Holley. Read the full article in the Feb. 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Robertson honored by firefighter of the year recognition

Robertson honored by firefighter of the year recognition

Johnny Robertson has only been with the Holley-Navarre Fire District for a little more than 14 months but he’s made quite an impression in a short period of time. Earlier this month the veteran firefighter was named the HFND Firefighter of the Year. Read the full article in the Dec. 15 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Fire leaves Manatee Street house total loss

Fire leaves Manatee Street house total loss

On the first day of Fire Prevention Month, Oct. 1, a residential structure fire at 7703 Manatee St. left the house a total loss. According to Holley-Navarre Fire District Battalion Chief Howie Rounsaville, the two-alarm fire broke out while the homeowners were there and may have been burning for some time before the fire department […]

Growth stretches fire protection

Growth stretches fire protection

Ten years ago in 2006, voters gave Holley-Navarre Fire District the increase they asked for which gave them enough money to move from an all-volunteer force to a paid district.  Since 2006, HNFD has not asked for more money, but now HNFD Fire Chief Ron Norton hopes the voters will approve an increase in November.  […]

Blaze destroys Navarre home

Blaze destroys Navarre home

  Home on Calle de Castelar burns A residence in the 2200 block of Calle de Castelar in Navarre was destroyed by fire at around 11:30 p.m. on June 2.  Chief Ron Norton of the Holley-Navarre Fire District said in a release that the 911 call reported fire in the garage of the house. When […]

Burger King three-alarm blaze

Burger King three-alarm blaze

A three-alarm fire at Burger King in Navarre Sunday morning caused significant structural damage and firefighters had to cut through the brick in the building to fight the fire. Holley-Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton said that along with his district, Navarre Beach, Midway, Florosa, Hurlburt Field, Mary Esther, Avalon and Bagdad all responded to the […]