Fire-Rescue Department Mission Statement:
The Delray Beach Fire-Rescue Department will provide the highest quality emergency services to the residents and visitors of our community; effectively mitigate incidents threatening life or property; educating the public in specific aspects of health and safety to assure a superior quality of life.
The Fire-Rescue Department is responsible for responding to all fire, medical, hazardous materials, and technical rescue calls within the City of Delray Beach, as well Gulf Stream and Highland Beach. This is accomplished by training Firefighter/Paramedics to be ready for any situations that may place residents and visitors in harm’s way.
The men and women of Delray Beach Fire-Rescue are dually trained as Firefighters and Paramedics, and the department’s services include Special Operations, including Dive Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Heavy Extrication, and Technical Rescue responses. Services also include Fire Safety Education, Plan Review, and Code Enforcement by the Fire and Life Safety Division.
The department operates in four divisions: Operations, Fire and Life Safety, and Administration, and Ocean Rescue
EMERGENCIES: DIAL 911
501 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-7400, phone
(561) 243-7461, fax
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