Fire Rescue

Anthony P. Stravino

Fire Chief

Phone NumberPhone: (863) 519-7350
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Email TonyStravino@polk-county.net

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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  • EMS Symposium

Ambulance Billing Office
 (863) 519-7321

Street Address:
1295 Brice Blvd. 
Bartow FL, 33830     Map


Polk County Fire Rescue provides Advanced Life Support transport to all residents and visitors of Polk County. It also provides fire suppression, rescue services and fire prevention services to all of unincorporated Polk County and the municipalities of Eagle Lake, Polk City, Mulberry, Lake Hamilton and Hillcrest Heights. Polk County Fire Rescue has nearly 600 full-time employees, responds to more than 90,000 calls for service each year and covers more than 2,000 square miles.

Fire rescue operations

Fire rescue operations has oversight of the department’s uniformed EMTs, Paramedics and Firefighters. Polk County Fire Rescue operates 50 fire and rescue stations that are equipped with various apparatus. 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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