City of Largo, Florida

City of Largo, Florida
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Fire Rescue

Largo Fire Rescue was formed in the early 1900s and operated as an all-volunteer department until 1921. In 1970, the department became fully career-staffed. Today the department has 130 sworn firefighters and 8 civilian employees. Professionally trained personnel provide fire protection, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and mitigation, technical rescue operations, fire prevention and inspection, community education, and disaster planning service.

 

Pinellas County is the fifth most populated county in the state with 921,500 residents and is the most densely populated with 3,289 persons per square mile. Largo Fire Rescue provides fire suppression and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) services to more than 100,000 residents in a service area of approximately 30.5 square miles. Largo Fire Rescue's Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating is a Class 2.

Fire Accreditation:

Largo Fire Rescue received accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation (CFAI) for the third time and is accredited until 2014.

Call Volume and statistics:

In 2013, Largo Fire Rescue responded to 22,890 incidents, including:

Approximately 2,571 Non-Medical Calls (Including: Structure Fires, Vehicle Fires, False Alarms, HazMat, Tech Rescue, etc.)

20,319 Medical Emergency Calls

 1,459 Vehicle Incidents

 These numbers represent more than 62 calls for service every 24 hours.

To find out more about Largo Fire Rescue, send an e-mail to firerescue@largo.com

 
 

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Our Mission

The mission of Largo Fire Rescue is to protect and enhance the quality of life within the community by providing a range of public services for the health, safety, and welfare of our citizens.

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Fire Chief:
Shelby Willis

201 Highland Ave
P.O. Box 296
Largo, FL 33779
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