SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) is taking you on a virtual ride-along 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 as, the department will host the first-ever “Tweet from the Heat.” The virtual ride-along will allow residents to see what happens in the course of a day in the fire department.
The Emergency Services Media Relations Officer will tweet on behalf of Battalion Chief Derek Boyer, who will share what happens in the course of his day, station crews that fall in his battalion area and safety tips. Followers on Twitter @scgoveocwill also be able to ask questions and interact with SCFD personnel while they are on shift.
“We are excited to use social media to give an inside look of how the Sarasota County Fire Department operates on a daily basis. We strive to serve our community with pride, and this is another way that we are able to engage with the residents that we serve,” said Sarasota County Fire Chief Michael Regnier.
To join the Sarasota County Fire Department in the “Tweet from the Heat” virtual ride along, Twitter users can follow the handle @scgoveoc.
For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit scgov.net.
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