Okaloosa County Fire Department

Find Okaloosa County Florida fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Almarante Fire Department 3710 Old California Road Laurel Hill FL 32567 850-652-3911

Baker Fire Department 1375 19th Street Baker FL 32531 850-537-2487

Blackman Volunteer Fire Department 1850 County Road 2 Baker FL 32531 850-537-3473

City of Fort Walton Beach: Fire Inspections 5 Hollywood Boulevard Northeast Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 850-833-9565

Crestview Fire Department 321 West Woodruff Avenue Crestview FL 32536 850-682-6121

Destin Fire Department 848 Airport Road Destin FL 32541 850-837-8413

Dorcas Fire District 5871 Highway 393 Crestview FL 32539 850-682-7940

East Niceville Fire District 1709 27th Street Niceville FL 32578 850-678-2311

Florosa Fire Control District 1900 U.s. 98 Mary Esther FL 32569 850-581-2900

Holt Volunteer Fire Department 490 U.s. 90 Holt FL 32564 850-537-3414

Laurel Hill Fire Department 8209 Highway 85 Laurel Hill FL 32567 850-652-4444

Mary Esther Fire Department 195 Cristobal Road North Mary Esther FL 32569 850-243-5632

Niceville Fire Department 216 Partin Drive North Niceville FL 32578 850-729-4050

North Bay Fire District 1024 White Point Road Niceville FL 32578 850-897-3689

North Okaloosa Fire District 5549 John Givens Road Crestview FL 32539 850-682-1808

Ocean City Wright Fire Department 2 Racetrack Road Northeast Fort Walton Beach FL 32547 850-862-1185

Okalossa Island Fire Department 104 Santa Rosa Boulevard Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 850-244-5373

Valparaiso Volunteer Fire Department 431 Valparaiso Parkway Valparaiso FL 32580 850-729-5410

About Okaloosa County Fire Departments

Okaloosa County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Okaloosa County, FL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Okaloosa County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Okaloosa County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Okaloosa County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Okaloosa County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Florida are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Okaloosa County. Okaloosa County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Okaloosa County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Okaloosa County, FL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Okaloosa County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Okaloosa County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Okaloosa County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Okaloosa County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Okaloosa County and Florida Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Okaloosa County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Okaloosa County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.