Fire Fighters and Animal Rescue: Book Sneak Peek

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Tri-County Animal Rescue and Fire Fighters of Boca Raton Local 
1560 unveil:
“Rescuers Who Rescue”, a first-of-its-kind community-centric pictorial keepsake book 
that shares an inspiring story of community coming together in pursuit of rescue and welfare for all.

Poignant imaging features TCAR and other local rescue pups with Boca fire fighters and community leaders champions an unbridled passion for spreading awareness of animal cruelty and pet rescue and gratitude toward rescuers everywhere.
SNEAK PEEK: Book front and back covers.
LEARN: How the project began, who is featured along with 
their own heart-full personal rescue missions and stories, pricing and how to purchase.
WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, November 25th, 10:30 a.m. at the Tri-County Animal Rescue campus: 21287 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton, FL 33433

HIGHLIGHTS: Great visuals and interview opportunities with book author, photographer, collaborators, many of the Boca Raton fire fighters, TCAR board members and volunteers, city and community leaders…and of course rescue pets featured in the book.
WHO: Tri-County Animal Rescue Capital Campaign and the Boca Raton Fire and Paramedic Benevolent Fund Scholarship Program
WHY: Raising awareness and funds for two vital missions. Perfect timing for holiday season and year-round giving for all generations
MEDIA CONTACT:  Kaye Communications, Inc. 561-392-5166  — Bonnie S. Kaye, bkaye@kcompr.com, 
cell: 561-756-3099  — Jon A. Kaye, jkaye@kcompr.com, cell: 561-756-3097

Major Fire in Boca Del Mar

A very serious fire broke out this morning in an apartment building:

***BOCA RATON*** WORKING HIGH-RISE STRUCTURE FIRE — 5622 Wellesley Park Dr (Somerset Place) — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue R500 onscene of a multi-story apartment bldg, heavy flames coming out of the 2nd story spreading up to the 3rd story — Tac 8A

Somerset Place is an apartment complex in the eastern end of Boca Del Mar, near Military Trail between Camino Real and SW 18th.
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Fire Rescue requested additional support after the initial alert:

UPDATE: Boca Raton fire is upgraded to a 2nd Alarm, also requesting 4 more Engines and Rescues

Thanks to Palm Beach County Alerts for the tip.

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Car Fire Video

A regular reader sent us this video of a car on fire in West Boca.
Warning: The video contains strong language not appropriate for children

We are trying to get more information. From what we can tell, the person who originally posted the video is a graduate of West Boca High. The reader who sent it to us, a friend of his, has been a student at both Spanish River and Olympic Heights. As usual we keep sources anonymous unless they request to be identified.

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House Fire in Boca Greens

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Thanks to our readers and Palm Beach County Alerts for information about this morning’s house fire in Boca Greens Country Club.

***WEST BOCA*** Residential Fire — 19661 Sea Pines Way (Boca Greens CC) — E51 onscene of a 1-story house, advising heavy fire blowing thru the roof, starting fire attack and searches, per neighbors the house is unoccupied, E54 plugging the hydrant — Tac 7A

As best we can tell, the fire may have been started by a lightning strike around 3 am. The “whole back of the house caught fire” and “the back of the roof caved in.”
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Fortunately no one was in the house and no injuries have been reported. Property appraiser records show the 2000 square foot home was purchased in June for $257K. The new owner’s mailing address is an apartment in New York City
As always we and our readers appreciate Palm Beach County Fire Rescue for their quick and thorough response.