Hialeah firefighters mourn ‘brother’ whose last act of heroism was to rescue wife in North Miami
The Hialeah Fire Department is in mourning. A veteran firefighter gave his life to save his wife. His last act of heroism was pushing her out of the way of a fast-moving truck. His neighbors believe it’s a tragedy that could have been prevented.
Woman dies after crash in Smart car in Hialeah
HIALEAH, Fla. – A woman died after a Friday night crash in Hialeah, according to Hialeah Fire Department. The woman who died was driving a Smart car and was ejected from the car near the intersection of West 35th Street and West Fourth Avenue. The other vehicle ended up in a canal, but the driver survived. Hialeah police officers were investigating the cause of the crash.
Three Hialeah healthcare workers honored as heroes during surprise ceremony
HIALEAH, Fla. – After months of tireless leadership, sacrifice, and dedication to saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, three healthcare heroes were honored at a surprise ceremony, Thursday, by Hialeah Hospital and the Hialeah Fire Department. Rodriguez Arritola says she still remembers the first day they received COVID-positive patients. Ad“We have an opportunity to recognize three members of our team who exemplify the spirit of all the team,” says Hialeah Hospital CEO. As Hialeah Hospital is part of the Tenet Healthcare System, they were each given the distinction of being honored as a “Tenet Hero.” Of all 110,000 Tenet healthcare employees in the U.S., only 76 people receive this title. Everybody here is a hero.”Furthermore, Rodriguez Arritola received the distinctive honor of being inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame.
Crews work to put out residential fire in Hialeah
Hialeah Fire DepartmentHIALEAH, Fla. - Hialeah fire crews worked to put out a residential fire Saturday. Officials said fire crews arrived and encountered smoke coming from a residence in the 600 block of East 64th Street. Fire personnel gained access and were able to extinguish the fire, officials said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.
Man trapped under car in Hialeah taken to hospital, officials say
HIALEAH, Fla. - A man was taken to a hospital after he ended up trapped under a car, according to the Hialeah Fire Department. The incident occurred in the parking lot of a shopping center near West 28th Avenue and 68th Street. Officials said fire units and a hazmat team lifted the car up and safely got the 82-year-old man out. The man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Officials said he had a head injury, but was alert.