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941.743.1200
18500 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Fire & EMS

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Mission: Ensuring the health and safety of our community by delivering exceptional fire and EMS services.

Vision: Community Focused. Excellence Driven.

Vaules: Professionalism, Integrity, Leadership, Accountability, and Respect

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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
Phone: 941.833.5600
Fax: 941.833.5630
​Email: Fire Administration
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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