About Us

Citrus County Fire Rescue (CCFR) provides fire and rescue services from fourteen (14) fire stations to over 189 square miles of waterways and 583 square miles of land in Citrus County, Florida. CCFR provides a variety of services including a State Certified Fire Training Center, public fire & life safety education, plan reviews and fire & life safety inspections.

CCFR is both a Type II CBRNE Hazmat Response Team and a Light Technical Rescue Response Team resource for the State of Florida. Our Team has additional technical Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) assessment capabilities and is capable of mitigating most hazmat incidents without outside assistance at a large or prolonged incident.

The Department operates 8 career engine companies from eight stations with a 2 person crew minimum; the remaining stations are staffed by On-Call firefighters. CCFR's fleet consists of 14 engine companies, 1 truck company, 17 brush trucks, and 8 tankers. The fleet also includes 3 marine units with which to fight marine fires and conduct water rescues in the County's waterways and in the Gulf of Mexico, one hazardous materials response unit "Hazmat 3", technical rescue truck "Tech Rescue 7"and a variety of specialty trailers, including a water boom trailer, a decontamination unit, and several air cascade trailers. Please visit the Logistics Section to read about our newest apparatus addition – "Tower 1" and view pictures of our current fleet.

In 2011, the Department responded to 5397 calls for service which included working structure fires, wild land fires, hazardous material releases, technical rescues, vehicle crashes, and medical emergencies.