Fire Rescue

David Cash

Fire Chief

Phone NumberPhone: (863) 519-7350
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Customer Service NumberCustomer Service:
(863) 519-7350
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Emergencies NumberEmergencies: (863) 534-7351
EmailGeneral Inquiries:

Street Address:

2470 Clower Lane
Bartow, FL 33830

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9005
Drawer FR01
Bartow, FL 33831-1458

Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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  •  Reading Room
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  • Education & Training
  • Fire Rescue Payment
  • Office of Professional Standards
  • Services and Permits
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Insurance Services Office (ISO) Letter
  • Fire Station Locations
  • Sandbag Fill Sites
  • Emergency Management

Polk County Fire Rescue provides fire suppression, emergency medical services and fire inspections to Polk's residents and visitors. Coordination among county and municipal agencies is governed by a series of interlocal agreements help provide the highest level of service.

In addition to covering all of unincorporated Polk, this division also provides fire services for Eagle Lake, Polk City, Mulberry, Lake Hamilton, and Hillcrest Heights.

As one of the largest departments in the state, Polk Fire’s network of 44 fire and rescue stations respond to about 75,000 calls each year. It has more than 150 vehicles and apparatus and employs nearly 600 full time personnel. Polk Fire also was recently ranked the 39th largest fire department in the United States.

Periodically, Polk Fire seeks highly trained, dedicated and motivated individuals as perspective members of our team. Find out how you can Begin a Career with PCFR.

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners

330 W. Church St.
PO Box 9005
Bartow, FL 33831-9005
(863) 534-6000

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