Mission: To provide fire, rescue, emergency medical and non-emergency services while protecting the lives, property and environment of our community with a commitment to safety, professionalism, integrity and care.
Vision: To provide the highest quality fire protection and patient care through dedicated employees using state-of-the-art technology and equipment.
Charlotte County Fire & EMS is a full-service career department that provides fire suppression and rescue operations and pre-hospital emergency medical care and transport. Specialty units within our department include special operations (HAZMAT and technical rescue), marine operations, and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF).
Charlotte County Fire & EMS operates from 16 stations across the 693 square miles of the county, which has a population of nearly 200,000 residents. Our highly trained firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMT), or paramedics work 24-hour shifts beginning at 8 am, followed by 48-hours off duty.
Charlotte County Fire & EMS is a part of Charlotte County Public Safety. Other public safety departments include Emergency Management, Animal Control, and Radio Management.
Charlotte County Fire & EMS Headquarters
26571 Airport Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982
Email: Fire Administration
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.