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Apopka Fire Station #5 hosting book fair

Apopka Fire Station #5
  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.

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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.
Apopka honors Austin
A crowd of nearly 200 friends, families, and members of the Apopka Fire Department gathered during a vigil memorial on Friday night to remember and pay tribute to the firefighter's life.
The fight for accountability continues
Under a setting sun on a warm summer evening, Apopkans met at Fire Station One to participate in a vigil to remember Austin Duran, an Apopka firefighter whose life was cut short at the age of 25...
Apopka Remembers: Vigil for Austin Duran one year after his tragic accident
Austin Duran, a 25-year-old Apopka firefighter, was critically injured at Fire Station #1 on June 30th, 2022, while attempting to move a sand trailer. He died July 15th from the injuries he sustained that day.
Apopka Fire Department
No waiting! Apopka City Council votes to reopen the search for AFD "Change Manager"
The Apopka City Council, at its June 7th meeting, voted unanimously to resubmit a Request for Proposal to hire a Change Manager for the Apopka Fire Department.
Apopka Fire Department - Station #1
Duran's emotional and powerful remarks call Apopka Fire Department's "perfect" performance reviews into question
It has been almost ten months since the devastating death of Apopka firefighter Austin Duran, and his father is still seeking justice and accountability from the City.