About Us

Pasco County Fire Rescue

Pasco County Fire Rescue began as a career fire department in 1974. Fire stations and facilities are spread throughout Pasco County and cover approximately 764 square miles serving a population of close to 500,000 people. At this time, the department provides fire protection covering all of unincorporated Pasco County, including the cities of Dade City, San Antonio, and Saint Leo. Pasco County Fire Rescue also provides advanced life support level emergency medical ambulance services to the entire county.

The department operates out of 26 stations (23 Career, and 3 Volunteer) with over 600 paid professionals and as well as volunteers, along with a support staff of approximately 65 people, which include administration, ambulance billing, supply. The department is a cross-trained agency in which all paid firefighters are required to be trained as EMTs or paramedics. The department’s insurance services organization rating is 4/9. All Public Safety Emergency Communications for the department and the county are handled by the County’s Emergency Communications division.

Additional Information

For more history about Fire Departments in Pasco County visit the History of Pasco County, Florida website.

Mission Statement
Suppression Division
Rescue Division
Training Division
Fire Prevention Division
Support Services Division
Honor Guard
Cadet Program
Ambulance Billing