A house in Lake Wales is under investigation after Polk authorities found heavy fire and smoke coming from the home.
County officials say the Red Grange wildfire that burned hundreds of acres in Indian Lake Estates is now 75 percent contained.
Federal funds have been granted to Florida to help reimburse response costs of several wildfires, including one in Polk County.
Polk County fire officials lifted the evacuation order for residents at Indian Lake Estates on Saturday. The fire is now 60 percent containe…
The Florida Forest Service says a brush fire in Indian Lake Estates has now burned 700 acres, and is 60 percent contained.
State inspectors temporarily closed three Tampa Bay eateries from April 10 to April 14, 2017. We’ve listed the restaurants that were closed …
Florida Forest Service personnel are on scene of a brush fire in Indian Lake Estates.
Multiple counties and communities in the Tampa Bay area have burn bans in effect due to the current wildfire danger.
Polk County firefighters are actively working the scene of a brush fire in Lakeland.
The Polk County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding 22-year-old James McCloud from Lakeland.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Polk County. This means that critical fire weather conditions are expected to…
A man wanted on a litany of charges was arrested following a pursuit in Plant City.
In 2004, Susan Schorpen was at the center of a Tampa Bay area tragedy when her daughter Carlie Brucia was kidnapped and then killed.
Polk County Fire Rescue is on scene of a crash in the Davenport/Loughman area, involving a school bus and other vehicles.
Multiple law enforcement agencies in Florida are taking a proactive approach to fighting the heroin epidemic in Polk County.