Welcome to the North Fort Myers Fire Control District’s website.
Our department is located in Lee County, Florida and is a combination independent special district governed by an elected 5-member Board of Commissioners. Our workforce is managed under the direction of Fire Chief Chris Noble and consists of 52 career members and 13 internship firefighter positions.
Via 3 fire stations, our department provides fire protection, rescue, EMS, public education, code enforcement and prevention programs to the community. The Fire Suppression Division consists of 3 shifts, each with 15 career firefighters working a 24/48 work schedule with additional support provided by internship firefighters that report for duty at various times.
Our first response area covers a 36 square-mile zone that is stretched along the greater waters of the Caloosahatchee River to the south, east to the City of Cape Coral, west to the Bayshore area, and north to the Charlotte county line. With a population of approximately 50,000 (which increases to almost 70,000 during winter season), we protect various neighborhoods, subdivisions, manufactured home communities, high rises, apartment complexes, and other multi-family dwellings.
Complexes and infrastructure under our protective umbrella include 6 public schools, two major water treatment plants, a large industrial park, and many commercial structures including restaurants, strip malls, retail stores, and other general business establishments. Additionally, one of the fire stations sits adjacent to an upper-class residential subdivision that is aircraft owner specific. This subdivision has its own private fueling station and a 3200 foot private airstrip that is used on a regular basis.
The March commission meeting has been re-scheduled. The new meeting date is: Monday, March 24, 2014 at 5:05 pm
9 Firefighters from our District were presented the Phoenix Award, by Lee County EMS!
Frank Rizzo, Peter Huang, Tim Luke, Chris Gnagey, Dillon Bryant, JD Ballard, James Hagie, Jeff Davis and Anthony Pearce were awarded the Phoenix Award, at a ceremony, on January 30th.
The ceremony was held at Lee County EMS. These 9 Firefighters were presented their awards, by the patients, whose lives were saved. The Phoenix Award is an honor, and we are proud of our personnel!
Through professionalism, dedication, integrity and training, the mission of the North Fort Myers Fire Control District is to protect and serve the people who reside or visit the community of North Fort Myers.
It is our mission to save lives, preserve property and the environment, and ensure the health and safety of ourselves and the community through emergency response, education, code enforcement and prevention programs.
2900 Trail Dairy Circle North Fort Myers, Florida 33917 Phone: 239.997.8654 Fax: 239.995.3757
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