Key Largo Volunteer Fire Deparment

Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department

The Mission of the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department is to provide the highest level of fire and rescue services possible through community involvement, education, and prevention.  Their team of friendly and dedicated professionals will strive for excellence to serve our community in paradise.

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Since 1955, Key Largo residents have maintained a volunteer fire department providing fire and rescue services to the community. The Key Largo Fire & Emergency Medical Services District is proud to contract fire services from the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department.

The Volunteer Fire Department officially began providing their services to rural Key Largo in 1955 when they were gifted an old fire truck from Tavernier. Throughout the Department’s history, the commitment and dedication of the volunteers may be observed with the major projects they have undertaken over the years to improve the department and its services to provide outstanding support to the community; including:

  • Identifying 49 locations for the installation for the Phases I-5 Fire Hydrant Project
  • Building the first fire station at MM 99
  • Constructing the North Fire Station at MM 106 dedicated to Past Chief, “David Gow”
  • Certifying members as rescue divers for water emergencies and recoveries
  • Participating in training and conducting fundraising to help provide for the equipment and supplies the department needed.
  • Being nationally-recognized for their excellence and proficiency in vehicle accident extrication.