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City Airport, Fire Budgets Heat Up Workshop

Some of the meatier moments on the first day of the city of Pensacola’s budget workshop came during discussions regarding the budgets of the Pensacola…

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Draft: Fire Safety Committee makes recommendations

The special committee appointed by the Escambia Co. Commissioners to review fire safety is about to announce their recommendations. This is a draft and hasn’t…

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State Fire Marshall letter

We finally received a copy of the letter from the State Fire Marshall on his investigation of the Escambia County Volunteer Fire Departments. There are…

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Something’s Burning

Our cover story for April 5 (Burning Down The House) reveals the troubles of the Escambia County volunteer fire departments – nearly 3 out of…

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Brownsville case for Annexation

If Brownsville was inside the city limits of Pensacola, would it have been allowed to deteriorate to level it was before Operation Brownsville? No, the…

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Pensacola Firefighters

Letter to Pensacola City Manager Tom Bonfield Do you know how important your safety is? We ask that in jest, of course, as the City…

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Chief Perkins responds to Volunteer Prez

Escambia Co. Fire Chief Ken Perkins has responded to the letter from Steve McNair, president of the Esc. Co. Volunteer Firefighters Association ( See McNair…

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