Fernandina Beach Fire Department

Welcome Message from the Fire Chief

Welcome to the City of Fernandina Beach Fire Department web site. I would like to thank you for taking time to visit our website, and from the professional firefighters of the Fernandina Beach Fire Department, welcome.

The primary mission of the Fernandina Beach Fire Department is to provide the highest quality of public safety to our community and those that visit. This mission can only be accomplished through the total collective efforts of the professional staff within our department.

The purpose of our site is to introduce you to the members of your Fire Department, to provide an explanation of the services provided by the department, and to serve as a means of providing public safety information to the residents and visitors of Fernandina Beach.

The services that the Fernandina Beach Fire Department provides to our residents and visitors is an all hazards response system including; fire suppression, advanced life support/emergency medical services, fire prevention and public safety education, ocean rescue, special operations and emergency preparedness. Each member is professionally trained and certified by the State of Florida as a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician or a Firefighter/Paramedic and holds many additional specialty certifications.

Operating out of two fire stations, we are fully staffed and prepared to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service 24 hours a day. The members of this Fire Department have a strong commitment to compassion, honor and integrity to our community and its visitors. It is our hope that this web site will provide you with informative public safety messages and updates. We believe in being responsive and accountable to our residents, and we feel honored to serve the City of Fernandina Beach.

Your fire stations are always open, and we encourage you to stop by if there is anything that you need or to just meet your firefighters.

Please contact me by phone or email with any questions, comments, or concerns you might have. It is our hope you will enjoy our Department web site and check back regularly for updated information, announcements, and bulletins.

Thank you for visiting!

Harvey T. Silcox
Fire Chief