Immokalee Fire Control District

Serving The Community Since 1953


The Immokalee Fire Control District Board of Fire Commissioners will be having a Special Meeting to re-hold the FINAL Budget Hearing on November 9, 2017 at 5:15pm, where the Board will take action to set the final property tax levy increase and adopt the budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.  The Hearing will be held at 502 East New Market Road, Immokalee, FL  34142.  NO OTHER BUSINESS WILL BE DISCUSSED at this meeting.  Anyone requiring special assistance to attend this meeting, please call (239) 657-2111.


Final Budget for FY 2017-2018 General Fund

Final Budget for FY 2017-2018 Impact Fund


​​​Volunteer Program consisting of 18+ year old adults who are interested in assisting the fire department at events and emergencies by receiving education from variety of practical courses.

​​The Safe Haven Program is designed to temporarily assist infants who are in need of assistance with medical, housing or family issues.

Swimming Advice for All Ages

  • If you can not swim well, stay where you can touch bottom.
  • Never force a child to learn to swim. If he or she is afraid, they are not ready yet.
  • Learn, practice, and remember how to float.
  • Only swim in areas where there is a lifeguard or an adult watching.
  • Use the buddy system. Never swim alone.
  • Always obey the lifeguard and follow posted swimming rules.
  • No rough play or showing off.
  • If you hear thunder or see lightning, get out of the water.
  • Never allow infants to swallow a lot of pool water. It could cause seizures.
  • Learn CPR!

​We offer CPR/First Aid classes to the public twice a month. The first and third Saturday of the month are the days we are open for classroom instruction. There are 2 options for taking the CPR/First Aid Class. Option 1 is full course provided by us in-house for $50 dollars. Option 2 is two parts, go online and take the online course which cost $20 dollars, then schedule hands on training and an instructor check off list on one of the days that we offer classes for $30 dollars; total cost of CPR card: $50 dollars. This CPR course offered is BLS for Healthcare Providers. The website for the online portion is Contact Alex Ihrig at 239-657-2111 to schedule a class.

​​Crowd Managers Class

Crowd managers are required by law for all assembly occupancies! This class cost $10.00 per person. If anyone is interested in this class please Call: 239-657-2700 to register for am or pm class. Or send email to: Classes held at the Fire Station, 502 East New Market Rd.

In accordance with the 2006 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Sections, establishments with an occupant load of at least 50 people shall have at least one trained crowd manager or crowd manager supervisor. When the occupant load exceeds 250 people, the establishment must provide additional trained crowd managers or crowd supervisors at a ratio of one for every 250 occupants.


8/17/20176:00pmRegular Board meeting
8/28/20176:00pmTentative Budget Hearing
9/06/20173:00pmEmergency meeting
9/28/20175:05pmFinal Budget Hearing
Regular Board meeting
Regular Board meeting in Ave Maria
11/09/20175:15pmSpecial meeting
Regular Board meeting
Regular Board meeting

Upcoming Schedule of Events

All Meetings are held at 502 E. New Market Rd. with the exception of April and October meetings, they are held in Ave Maria at 5076 Annuciation Cir. #103.

The Immokalee Fire Control District is committed to protecting the people and property within our community.  We will be responsive to the needs of our citizens by providing rapid, professional, humanitarian services essential to the health, safety, and well-being of the community.

We will accomplish our mission through prevention, education, fire suppression, first responder medical service, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities.  We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models, and strive to efficiently use all of the necessary resources at our command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens.

The Immokalee Fire Control District is an Independent Special Taxing District established by an act of the Florida Legislature in 1955 (Chapter 55-30666 Laws of Florida), with the latest revision to the District’s codification included in Chapter 2000-363 Laws of Florida and signed by the Governor into law on May 22, 2000, and operating under the authority of Chapters 189 and 191, Florida Statutes. The legislation created a fire control and rescue district covering 234 square miles of Collier County, Florida. The purpose of the District is to provide fire protection and prevention services, establish and maintain emergency medical and rescue response services, and acquire and maintain firefighting, rescue, medical, transport, and other emergency equipment.​

Immokalee Fire Control District Enabling Act

What To Expect When A Brush Fire Threatens:

  • Your road may be blocked.
  • You could possibly lose power.
  • Should there be an evacuation, remember this is for your families safety.
  • Deliveries will probably be interrupted.
  • School buses may be delayed or have to return to school.
  • WSGL 104.7 will carry information on the fire situation.

Heartsaver CPR- AED

Interactive information presented to an audience with an Automatic External Difibrillator on or around their home or work. This is a more advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation instruction.

​Parade Participation

Fire apparatus are able to participate in or at parade events throughout the community.