Call 911 for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The department of Fire Rescue, led by Chief Eric Lang
, is recognized as an all hazards response agency, meaning that personnel respond to and mitigate responses to fire and medical emergencies, collapse structures, hazardous material responses, vehicle accidents, floods water-related emergencies and any incident where life and property is threatened. Fire Rescue personnel perform the life safety and fire prevention inspection functions that give the Department opportunities to be proactive in dealing with emergencies.
Other services and responsibilities include:
- Citizen blood pressure monitoring
- Citizen CPR and First-Aid classes
- Community public education for adults on fire prevention, household accident prevention, infant and child safety, and pool safety
- Fire Station Tours
- Education demonstrations at local schools
- Water rescue capability
- Trench rescue and confined space response
- Fire investigations
On September 10, 1998, the Board of Directors for the Commission on Fire Accreditation International awarded the Village Fire Rescue Department "International Accredited Agency Status." The Village of Key Biscayne Fire Department became the 10th department in the world and the first 1st in the state of Florida to achieve this recognition.
The Commission on Fire Accreditation International unanimously approved the fifth Re-Accreditation of the Department for 2019-2023.For a full directory of the Fire Rescue department, click here