Navarre Beach Fire and Rescue

Man drowns near Opal Beach

Man drowns near Opal Beach

An approximately 30 year old man died while swimming near Opal Beach Sunday evening. The call came in at around 5:20 p.m. Sunday evening. According to a release issued by Navarre Beach Fire and Rescue Department Chief Danny Fureigh, his department responded to the first parking lot on the eastern end of Gulf Islands National […]

Fighting like a girl pays off

Fighting like a girl pays off

Participants at this year’s Fight Like a Girl Fireman challenge had some serious reasons for fighting. Danielle Johnson, for example, was fighting for her 88-year-old grandmother who survived a mastectomy. Without such serious motivation, Johnson might not have made it through a grueling course that required dragging a fire hose, spraying a cone, pounding a […]