Backswamp Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects 2950 people living in an area of 26 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a private non-profit department whose members are on a volunteer status.
We are a small rural Volunteer Fire Department, that also provides automatic and mutual aid for surrounding Departments and for Albert Ellis Airport. Our department was established in 1975, with a 5-mile fire district. We lowered our ISO rating to a 6 in 1994 from a 9