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2650 Foundation sponsoring 1st Annual First Responders Mental Health Fair

The 2650 Foundation strives to continue Austin’s legacy by raising awareness of the importance of safety and training through educational scholarships and opportunities. Equally important to the foundation’s efforts are mentorship and mental health.
Apopka Fire Department Station 1
Austin Duran's legacy lives on
Austin Duran taught Apopka a lot in his short career as a firefighter and inspired us beyond all expectations in his death.  His dedication and sacrifice left a lasting impact.
Apopka Fire Department Station 1
Apopka honoring Austin Duran with Service Hero street sign
In honor of Austin Duran, Apopka is erecting a service hero street sign at the corner of East 5th Street and South Park Avenue.
Apopka Fire vs. Police: Who will reign as the king of barbecue?
Sonny’s BBQ in Apopka is hosting a  competition between the Apopka Police and Fire departments on Saturday, January 13th, from 9 am to 4 pm.
Apopka Fire Station #6 will be a replica of Fire Station #5 shown above.
Apopka City Council approves construction of Fire Station #6
The Apopka City Council, at its January 3rd meeting, voted unanimously to accept the bid from Miller Construction Management to build Apopka Fire Station #6.
Apopka Fire Station #5
Apopka Fire Station #5 hosting book fair
  The Apopka Fire Department and Apopka Police Department, in partnership with Re-Imagine Communities, are hosting the 2023 Apopka Reading Heroes Scholastic Book Fair.   Calling all book lovers and literary enthusiasts!   Get ready to embark on a literary journey like never before as the Apopka Fire Department transforms …
Apopka Police Officer Adsudalah Brooks (far right) and Recruit Officer Laura Crespo (far left) check in on Baby Geber and his mother Eligia.
A 911 call that brought life to Apopka
Apopka Police Officer Adsudalah Brooks and Recruit Officer Laura Crespo responded to a 911 hang-up call, but while en route, updated to a female giving birth at home.
The annual Apopka Fire vs. Police Department Barbecue cookoff is again sponsored by Sonny's Barbecue.
Apopka Fire vs. Apopka Police: Who is the king of barbecue?
Sonny’s BBQ in Apopka is hosting a  competition between the Apopka Police and Fire departments on Saturday, January 13th, from 9 am to 4 pm.
Country music star Sean Holcomb, along with Tre Jones and Chris Rodriguez are performing in the Together as One Festival in Apopka this weekend.
Together as One Festival and 9/11 Memorial 5k run this weekend
The City of Apopka and the Apopka Fire and Police Departments will host the September 11th Memorial 5k and the  “Together as One Festival” in Downtown Apopka.
Second Annual “Together as One Festival” / Third Annual 9/11 Memorial 5k 
The City of Apopka and the Apopka Fire and Police Departments will host the September 11th Memorial 5k and the  “Together as One Festival” in Downtown Apopka.
Apopka remembers 9/11
9/11 remains a day of remembrance, honoring the lives lost and the resilience of the American people, and on September 11th, 2023, Apopka pays tribute to the memory of them all.
Kelly Park School
Updating Breaking News: APD looking for person-of-interest in Kelly Park School fire
The Apopka Police Department is looking for a person-of-interest in an arson investigation that occurred at the Kelly Park School early Monday morning.
Daughter of Armando Borjas Jr. receives scholarship named in his honor
Adriana Borjas, the daughter of Armando, is a recipient of the Armando Borjas Jr. scholarship. She is pursuing a career as a paramedic. …
Apopka Fire and Police Departments struggling to keep up with city's population growth
Apopka Police Chief Michael McKinley and Fire Chief Sean Wylam in front of the City Council to present their status within the last year, what is needed for the upcoming year, and concerns for the future.