Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR)

Accredited by CFAI March 11th, 2014.

     

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Mission Statement

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


InTouch Reporting System

Use InTouch to share a concern or issue about City or GRU services.  See the InTouch flyer for details. 



Safety Info from the NFPA

Check out our Risk Reduction Resources page for safety sheets from the National Fire Protection Association for Cooking Safety, Thanksgiving Safety, Winter Holiday Safety, Carbon Monoxide Safety, Smoke Alarms, and Top 10 Winter Freeze Tips.

City of Gainesville ISO Public Protection Classification Upgrade Effective Sept. 1, 2014

The Insurance Services Office completed their survey of the City of Gainesville's Fire Suppression Services and Water Supply System in early 2014.  The PPC was upgraded from a Class 3/9 to a Class 2/2x.  Most of the City's buildings are within 1000 feet of a fire hydrant and within five miles of a fire station.  Properties not meeting those criteria may be classified as 2x.  Check with your property insurer to confirm the classification for your property and any impact to your premiums.  Read the letter from ISO to City Manager Russ Blackburn here.

SMART911

The Alachua County E911 Office is encouraging our community to sign up for Smart911 to create Safety Profiles that can provide valuable information about you, your family members, your home, pets, and vehicles.  The information will automatically display on the 9-1-1 call taker's screen.  This is a free service. Sign up at Smart911.com.  Questions?  Contact the E911 OFfice at 352-338-7361 or e911addressing@alachuacounty.us

ABC's of Safety Summer Camp

Applications for GFR's free ABC's of Safety summer camp for kindergartners are being accepted.  Camp is from Aug. 8-11.  Contact Risk Reduction Specialist Krista Ott at 352-393-8461 or ottkk@cityofgainesville.org for applications.

Junior Firefighter Academy

The 2016 JFA has been cancelled.  Please check back for next year's dates.  

Gainesville Fire Rescue - Fire Chief Jeff Lane

Hours:  Mon - Thu  7:00 am to 6:00 pm     Email:  gfrpio@cityofgainesville.org 

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

Support Services:  1026 NE 14th Street   Gainesville, FL  32601  352-334-5075   Fax: 352-334-2585

Fire Rescue (GFR)

Department Head:
Chief Jeff Lane
Contact:
Phone: 352-334-5078 (admin.)
911 (emergencies)
Fax: 352-334-2529
gfrpio@cityofgainesville.org
Address:
P.O. Box 490
Station 34
32627-0490
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