Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR)

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Enjoy these video highlights of the successful partnership between GFR and the University of Florida for the Community Paramedicine Program.


Accredited by CFAI March 13th, 2019

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Mission Statement

To protect and serve through community involvement, education, prevention, and rapid intervention by professionals committed to excellence.

The City of Gainesville continues to hold an ISO PPC Rating of 2/2x.  See the report here.


Gainesville Fire Rescue - Interim Fire Chief JoAnne Rice

Hours:  Mon - Thu  7:00 am to 6:00 pm     Email: 

Administration:  1025 NE 13th Street  Gainesville, FL  32601  352-334-5078  Fax: 352-334-2529

Risk Reduction:    1025 NE 13th Street   Gainesville, FL  32601  352-334-5065   Fax: 352-334-2523

Training and Community Education:  1026 NE 14th Street   Gainesville, FL  32601  352-334-5075   Fax: 352-334-2585

Community Resource Paramedicine (CRP):  1024 NE 14th Street  Gainesville, FL  32601 352-393-8300

Fire Rescue (GFR)

Department Head:
Chief Joseph Dixon Sr.
Phone: 352-334-5078 (admin.)
911 (emergencies)
Fax: 352-334-2529
P.O. Box 490
Station 34
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