Citrus County Fire Rescue

Citrus County Fire Rescue is responsible for providing fire rescue, fire prevention, hazardous materials, and technical rescue services to a county of 660 square miles and over 130,000 citizens. Citrus County has one of the largest combination fire rescue systems in the State of Florida. The agency has over 200 career and volunteer members working out of twenty-two fire rescue stations. Firefighters respond to calls that include residential fires, commercial structure fires, vehicle fires and accidents, wildland fires, medical calls, hazardous materials, confined space, and to incidents at the Crystal River Nuclear Plant. Citrus County Fire Rescue is both a Type II Hazmat Regional Response team and a Type II Technical Response Team for the State of Florida. Citrus County Fire Rescue has 23 engine companies, 2 aerial companies, 22 brush trucks, 11 tankers, 11 rescue companies, and a marine unit with 6 boats used to fight marine fires and water rescue in the Counties 189 miles of inland waterways and the Gulf of Mexico. We responded to 5256 calls for service in 2005.