City of Avon Park Fire / Rescue proudly protects 8800 people living in an area of 5.6 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid status.
*NOTE* This is not the official City of Avon Park Fire web page. This web page was made by Steve Kempe, a proud member of the Avon Park Professional Firefighters Local 3132. The views in this web page might not be the views of the City of Avon Park Fire Dept but are kept to the best interest of the fire dept. If there are any questions, please E-mail to the address given. City of Avon Park is located in Central Florida at the intersecion of SR 64 & Hgwy 27, we are at the North end of Highlands County. We are North of Sebring. Us and the City of Sebring Fire Dept are the only fulltime Career fire departments in the county. We are unionized under tha IAFF, allowing firefighters up to the rank of captains to be part of the bargaining unit. Our Dept consists of 1 Fire Chief, 3 Captains, 3 Senior Firefighters, 9 Firefighters,1 Fire Marshal and 1 Code Enforcement Officer, 1 Secretary.