Strategic Planning

GFR Citizens' Academy Presentation

2016 Fire Station Location and Staffing Study

Cost Analysis for service to the University of Florida October 2016.

Accreditation:  GFR is an accredited agency under the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI).  The agency's services were evaluated by a peer assessor team during July 2013 and the department was awarded accredited status on March 11th, 2014 and was re-accredited March 13th, 2019.

ISO PPC Classification:  Most of Gainesville is a class 2 with some undeveloped areas being class 2X.

GFR Standards of Cover 2022        GFR Strategic Plan

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

Vision: "Gainesville Fire Rescue will be recognized as the model of excellence by the provision of our services."

Values: Members of Gainesville Fire Rescue will be Responsible, Accountable, Professional, Innovative, Dedicated.

Fire and EMS Services Master Plan:    In 2004, Alachua County contracted with ESCi to develop a master planning document for fire and emergency medical services in Gainesville and Alachua County; an updated was completed in 2012.  The document is available through the County Manager's Office in the County Administration Building.