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4 suffer carbon monoxide poisoning after Lexus left running in garage

in Orange County News & Events


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Four Orange County residents were taken to a hospital Tuesday morning for carbon monoxide poisoning, fire officials said.

The incident was reported around 5:30 a.m. at a home in the 15000 block of Stonebriar Way, east of the University of Central Florida.

Fire officials said the carbon monoxide came from a Lexus SUV that was accidentally left running in the garage of the home. 


Poinciana Medical Center to open full-service emergency department in ChampionsGate

in Osceola County News & Events

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette

Poinciana Medical Center will bring state-of-the-art emergency care to the ChampionsGate area in 2020 with the opening of a freestanding emergency department near the intersection of ChampionsGate Boulevard and Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

 A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at a later date.

The facility will measure approximately 11,000 square feet, feature 12 private patient-care rooms and employ emergency medicine physicians and staff. It will operate as a full-service emergency department, providing comprehensive, around the clock care for pediatric and adult patients, including a dedicated trauma room as well as laboratory and imaging services.


Seven ‘Disney Springs Hotels’ Offering Special ‘First Responders Rates’ Through Sept 3rd

in Disney News & Events

SOURCE: Chip and Co.

If you are a U.S. police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic, 911 dispatcher, doctor, or nurse, you should consider taking advantage of the special “First Responders Rates” that are being offered by the seven Disney SpringsResort area hotels in the Walt Disney World Resort inFlorida. Available for stays through Sept. 3, 2019, the special room rates provide the opportunity to take in the many outstanding new offerings at the Walt Disney World Resort.

This includes the terrific 11-acre Toy Story Land, where guests “shrink” to the size of a toy to explore the adventure and fun of Andy’s backyard, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios;Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration at Magic Kingdom Park; and the fun Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party and the dazzling Tree of Life Awakenings nighttime visual display at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Located on Walt Disney World Resort property, the seven Disney Springs Resort area hotels are ideally situated an easy walk to Disney Springs, which now features more than 150 retail, dining and entertainment establishments. This includes an impressive array of restaurants by renowned chefs; 108 shopping options ranging from Disney-inspired merchandise to unique boutiques to top brand name retailers; and exceptional live entertainment.


10 horrifying facts about Chernobyl you probably didn’t know

in Misc. News & Events


People can’t get over the new and shocking HBO miniseries “Chernobyl,” which depicts the nuclear disaster that happened at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986. 

The explosion has been described as the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen, and it caused massive devastation to people who came near the plant after the explosion happened. 

HBO’s new miniseries has shed some light on just how dire the situation was and continues to be.

The things that happened to the people who came in contact with radiation is truly horrific, and some of the facts are just unbearable. 


Disney selling special plush to support lion conservation

in Disney News & Events


ORLANDO, Fla – Walt Disney World said Monday it is now selling special edition plush toys to help support and raise awareness of the crisis facing lions in the wild.

The special edition Simba and Nala plush toys are being sold at locations in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Disney said for each plush toy sold around the world it will donate $5 to the Wildlife Conservation Network to support the Lion Recovery Fund and its local partners.


Soggy start to the week: 70% chance of rain, storms across Central Florida

in Central Florida News & Events


Monday’s forecast calls for a soggy start to the week with widespread rain and storms saturating the greater Orlando area.

Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said the forecast calls for a 70 percent chance of rain and storms on Monday with a high of 88.

He said the higher chance of rain is set to stick around early in the week, with rain chances decreasing the latter half of the week as temperatures increase back into the 90s.


Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and special viewing bonus

in Florida News & Events


(CNN) – It’s time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019’s Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there’s a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets.

So you’re not disappointed or confused, first things first: The moon isn’t going to actually look like a big, round strawberry. That’s because in North America, the name comes from Algonquin tribes of Native Americans. This full moon was their sign to harvest wild strawberries, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

This moon has other names in other parts of the world. In Europe, you may hear it called the Honey Moon, Mead Moon or the Full Rose Moon. In the Southern Hemisphere, it can go by Oak Moon, Cold Moon or Long Night Moon, according to


Seven rescued from amusement park ride in Orlando

in Theme Parks News & Events


ORLANDO, Fla. — Firefighters in Florida rescued seven passengers from an amusement park ride.

The Orlando Fire Department tweeted that the agency’s “high angle” team rescued the passengers at the Fun Spot America amusement park in the heart of Orlando’s tourist district after the park’s “Screamer” ride became stuck Saturday afternoon.

No injuries were reported.


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