Santa Rosa Beach Fire Department

Find Santa Rosa Beach 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.

South Walton Fire District 911 North Co Highway 393 Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459 850-267-1298

About Santa Rosa Beach Fire Departments

Santa Rosa Beach Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Santa Rosa Beach, FL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Santa Rosa Beach 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:
  • Santa Rosa Beach fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Santa Rosa Beach Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Santa Rosa Beach Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach 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 Walton County. Santa Rosa Beach Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Walton County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Santa Rosa Beach, FL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Santa Rosa Beach PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Santa Rosa Beach 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.

Santa Rosa Beach Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Santa Rosa Beach Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Walton 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 Santa Rosa Beach schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Santa Rosa Beach Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.