Founded in 1883, the DeLand Fire Department has a rich history and continues to be one of the premier fire departments in Volusia County as well as Central Florida.
In total, the DeLand Fire Department employs:
51 Shift Employees:
3 Battalion Chiefs
4 Fire Administration Employees:
2 Division Chiefs
1 Office Administrator
4 Full-Time Fire Prevention Employees:
2 Fire Inspectors
1 Administrative Assistant
Several Part-Time Fire Inspectors
The DeLand Fire Department staffs 3 fire stations 365 days a year and 24 hours per day. More information on the fire stations and apparatus is located here Version OptionsAbout UsHeadline.
Calls for Service
In 2021, the DeLand Fire Department responded to 7,867 calls for service. The 2021 calls for service are broken down as follows:
Fire - 131
Rupture/Explosion - 2
Rescue/Emergency Medical Services - 5,085
Hazardous Conditions - 179
Service Calls - 987
Good Intent - 977
False Alarms - 498
Severe Weather - 8
Our department responds to nearly 8,000 calls for service annually. All communication services including 9-1-1 access and countywide dispatch are handled by the Volusia Sheriff's Office Communications Center.
911: CALL if you can – TEXT if you can’t.
Text to 911 is the ability to send a text message (SMS) from your messaging-enabled mobile phone to your local 911 service. Texting during an emergency could be helpful if you are deaf, hearing impaired, have a speech disability, or if a voice call to 911 might otherwise be dangerous or impossible.
The DeLand Fire Department provides pre-hospital emergency medical services. Transportation of patients is provided solely by Volusia County Emergency Medical Services (VCEMS, formerly EVAC) in the DeLand area. Additional information about VCEMS can be found here Version OptionsAbout UsHeadline.