Longwood Fire/Rescue Department
The City of Longwood Fire/Rescue is a full service fire department offering advanced life support, medical transport, fire suppression and fire safety training. In addition to emergency scene operations, the Fire Department is proactively engaged in emergency management planning, construction plans review and on-site code and standard compliance through fire and life safety inspections. The City of Longwood Fire Department answers 4,000 annual emergency calls to a population of 50,000 citizens residing in a suburban/industrial community. To do so, the Fire Department operates out of two stations strategically located throughout the city to provide maximum response in minimum time. The City has 39 career fire employees who staff these two stations. The Longwood Fire/Rescue Department protects six square miles in the city limits and an additional four square miles with automatic aid responses with Seminole County and surrounding municipalities.
Enhancing The Quality Of Life For Our Citizens
It is the goal of the Longwood Fire/Rescue Department to preserve life and protect property from fire, natural and man-made disasters and other emergency situations to the best of the Division's ability. The Fire/Rescue Department will further render any aid to citizens in distress as may be deemed necessary, reasonable and practical.
- Respond to requests for assistance from the public in an efficient and effective manner
- Train to provide the safest, most productive and cost efficient services
- Maintain vehicles, equipment, facilities and personnel in optimum condition
- Plan and gather data to improve response capabilities
- Educate the public to reduce the hazards of fire and emergency medical situations
When should I dial 9-1-1 to obtain services from the Fire Department?
Call 9-1-1 immediately when a medical emergency exists. For example:
Call 9-1-1 immediately for known or suspected fire events. Examples:
- Traffic accident with possible injuries
- Chest Pain or Heart Attack
- Stroke or Diabetic Emergency
- Imminent childbirth or complications related to pregnancy
Call 9-1-1 for fire department response if you suspect the presence of hazardous materials. Examples:
- Smoke odor
- Smoke visible
- Fire/Smoke is seen in or around residential or commercial structures
- Fire/Smoke is seen in or around vehicles
- Fire/Smoke is seen outside in grassy areas, fields, forests, or other outside areas
When should I dial the non-emergency line (407-260-3490) to reach the Fire Department?
- Traffic accident with fluid spill
- When an abandoned known or unidentified chemical (or container) has been found
- When a known or unidentified chemical has spilled or is leaking from a container
Dial the 10-digit number for the fire department to ask general questions, or to report a non-emergency incident.
To ensure the fastest response, please do not place a direct call to a fire department number to report an emergency.
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