HIGH SPRINGS – On Monday, May 13, members of the High Springs Fire Department teamed up with crews from Alachua County Fire Rescue to hold a brief vehicle rescue course.

In this exercise, firefighters deployed several pieces of specialized equipment and simulated stabilizing and lifting a school bus.

“For our more senior guys, today's evolution was an opportunity to brush up on their skills and mentor several new firefighters who joined the session,” said a spokesperson.

Continuing inter-agency training among area partners ensures a cohesive operation during an emergency situation.

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On Saturday, May 4, members of the High Springs Fire and Police Departments joined in with the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe to help earn money for a good cause. At the annual Kids and Family Mini-Golf Tournament at Pink Flamingo, both departments got to show off their putt-putt skills in full force. It was a beautiful day to get outside and play while also supporting the kids of today and the future.

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On Wednesday, May 8, High Springs Firefighters joined forces with members of the High Springs Police Department, FDOT Northeast Florida and UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, at High Springs Community School for Bike & Roll to School Day.

Students who walked, or rode their bikes or blades, received free giveaways!

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